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CSUN 2017 Notes

CSUN 2017

February 27 — Introduction to Mobile Web Accessibility Testing & Development

  • Put <caption> on all tables (even if you .visually-hide it. Really important.
  • Put the unique part of page titles first. Like <title>Contact Us | Thinkful</title>. Better for tabs.
  • Use <footer role="contentinfo"> because <footer> has poor implicit role support
  • Whenever you do aria-hidden="true" also do tabindex="-1" so it won't receive focus (otherwise it will get focus but they won't hear anything)
  • ARIA actually has better browser support than HTML5. Wow.

February 28 — Introduction to Assistive Technology

  • When requesting an Assistive Technology Evaluation be specific and always ensure there is a paper trail
  • There are no national standards for who can do an AT evaluation
  • AT Specialists may have a certification

March 3 — React A11Y

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