How (a couple of) screen readers handle JavaScript events

Screen readers don’t always work as well with JavaScript as you might want or expect them to. But what exactly is it that doesn’t work?

I’m not screen reader-savvy enough to answer that in any detailed way, but others are. Check out JavaScript and screen readers by Aaron Cannon and Aaron Barker to find out more about how JAWS and Window-Eyes handle (or don’t handle) JavaScript events.

Posted on October 29, 2008 in Accessibility, JavaScript

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