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Screen Readers and CSS, Part II: Farther Out of Style (and Deeper into Content)

taught by: John Northup & Steve Sawczyn


Through live demonstrations, participants will learn how various CSS declarations affect content exposure and reading order in several popular screen reader/browser pairings. In addition, we will offer robust solutions to overcome screen reader limitations and browser inconsistencies.

New: Building on our testing presented in 2017, we’ve tested more CSS declarations and turned up more inconsistencies and gotchas that may surprise you. Attendees will have post-conference access to both our 2017 and 2018 findings.

Practical Skills:

  • How to apply CSS in accessibility-positive ways, and avoid pitfalls


  • HTML and CSS proficiency