Want Accessibility Features? Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 has them.

I’ve been waiting for this one.  Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 is out, and it has features that will make it much easier for Web developers to make their pages accessible. The one that’s getting the most buzz is the new support for the WAI-ARIA spec from the W3C. Internet Explorer 8 uses ARIA role,…

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Web Accessibility Challenge open until Monday (3/3/08)

The Microsoft Accessibility Labs is sponsoring the W4A Web Accessibility Challenge at the Web 4 All conference in Beijing, April 21-22, 2008.. This contest is open to anyone who has a practical solution for a Web Accessibility issue. You don’t have to be a researcher or work for a software company. All you need  is…


Getting started with Windows Vista using a keyboard

For the first blog, I wanted share some tips for using just your keyboard to get around Windows Vista. I’m focusing on using the fundamental components of Windows Vista – the parts that appear the first time you log on. I’ll break these into 3 parts: 1) moving around the main components, 2) moving around the Start…