Easy ARIA tip #8: Use aria-roledescription to selectively enhance the user experience

In WAI-ARIA 1.1, the aria-roledescription attribute has been added to give web authors the ability to further describe the function of a widget. Here are a few tips for usage. Continue reading “Easy ARIA tip #8: Use aria-roledescription to selectively enhance the user experience”

Rediscovering blindness products

In recent months, I have discovered a tendency within myself that longs for more focused, hassle-free environments or niches, where distractions are reduced to a minimum, and I can immerse myself in one thing, and one thing only. And that has lead to rediscovering the merits of some blindness-specific products. Continue reading “Rediscovering blindness products”

Firefox 60 and JAWS 2018 back in good browsing conditions together

When Firefox Quantum was first released in November of 2017, it temporarily regressed users of the JAWS screen reader. I’m happy to report that both Firefox and JAWS once again deliver a first class browsing experience together! Continue reading “Firefox 60 and JAWS 2018 back in good browsing conditions together”