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Featured: WAI-ARIA screen reader compatibility

Once you get past the first rule of ARIA is to not use ARIA, this resource could prove handy. PowerMapper Software has put together a list of ARIA and screen reader compatibility tables, just recently updated.

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News and links

Accessibility Boston 2016 registration open: This year’s annual event will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at the Cambridge IBM Innovation Center, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Facebook’s autoplaying audio could be a huge issue for users with disabilities: From the article, “Facebook is beginning to test autoplaying videos that start with the audio on by default.”

Resources, tools and tutorials

New to A11y

Google has put together a free, six-week course on web accessibility, focused on developing with empathy, and it’s free on Udacity.

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