Popular Confusing Accessibility Design Stuff

Posted by Kim Krause Berg cre8pc    Updated

Certain issues or problems come up in either accessibility audits, testing or discussions with accessibility people. Here are some recent additions to the Bottom Drawer but put here for fast finding.

Audio tracks for videos confuse people. Do we need captions? Transcripts? A separate audio track? Read Audio Description of Visual Information

When a screen reader announces sections, what does this mean? I put this into the ARIA folder of the Bottom Drawer – When and how to use the section element

I can’t survive without Sara Soueidan. Her blog and her name are both in the People, Blogs and Newsletters folder. Here are some fast links to some of my favorites:

(Note: All off-site links.)

Optimizing keyboard navigation using tabindex and ARIA

Creating Accessible Icon Buttons

How do you mark up an accordion?