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How Browsers Interact with Screen Readers and Where ARIA Fits in the Mix

From: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2013 20:55:53 -0800
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In case it's of interest.

The differing behaviors of screen readers across various browsers are noticed all the time by screen reader users, and differing levels of ARIA support
are noticed in a similar manner, but the reasons why this happens arenít commonly understood by the majority of people.

For example, the most widely used screen reader, JAWS, is hard coded to work best in Internet Explorer. The second most widely used screen reader, NVDA,
is hard coded to work best in Firefox. This includes ARIA support.

Here is the reason why...

Full article: https://www.ssbbartgroup.com/blog/?p=1734
Received on Monday, 7 January 2013 04:56:21 UTC

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