Accessible Web Browsing Developments of Note

A couple of interesting news items in the accessible web browsing world worth mentioning here.


Yahoo Funding NVDA Development


I noticed on the NVDA blog that Yahoo is now providing them some funding.  You can read the details at


From the blog posting, initial work will be for some further ARIA support and table navigation in HTML documents.


Firefox 3.5 Accessibility Improvements


A blog post at details many of the accessibility improvements expected in FF 3.5. Give this a read.  Improved access to text attributes when editing, better DHTML support, accessibility to parts of the HTML5 audio and video embedded controls and improved ARIA support are a few of the items mentioned.

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