September 2019 Newsletter
The results of WebAIM's 8th screen reader user survey are now available. There are several interesting and surprising findings.
WebAIM is pleased to announce this new, comprehensive workshop on organizational accessibility to be held January 22-24.
A few seats remain open for WebAIM's technical web accessibility training to be held October 22-23 in Logan, Utah.
This new, powerful tool provides feedback on button and link contrast in various states, including contrast issues with keyboard focus indicators.
The accessibility of HR systems and processes are often overlooked.
Accessibility can often feel like an unwelcome and overwhelming disruption, slowing developers down and forcing them to rewrite what they thought was perfectly good code.
Congress Members recently renewed their efforts to take legislative action and urge the DOJ take regulatory action regarding physical and website accessibility, respectively.
If Indiegogo had correctly implemented labels on its payment form then last year its campaigns would have had access to more than $18 million dollars.
Quick Tip: Screen Reader Pronunciation
Screen readers often mispronounce words. They may read numbers in ways that are different than they may be spoken by humans. They sometimes read words as acronyms and acronyms as words. In most cases, it is best to present content in a way that makes the most sense visually, then don't be overly concerned about screen reader pronunciation unless it significantly impacts meaning or understanding.