Native semantics are king when it comes to web accessibility. They provide the out-of-the-box compatibility with a range of assistive technologies. However, the web commonly balks standards. There are no native accordions or tab panels tags, for example. ARIA (accessible rich internet application) seeks to address this. Well implemented, it can dramatically boost a websites accessibility. Poorly implemented, it can make matters much worse. This talk will provide a robust grounding in how to leverage ARIA to improve your websites.
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Crash Course in ARIA
Dafydd is a Principle Accessibility & Usability Consultant for AbilityNet. He leads a team of consultants who provide consultancy for client's such as Microsoft, HSBC, and NHS—ensuring accessible and usable apps, websites, and more.