… shift capable of unlocking the full value of those GUIs. ARIA is designed to support such a shift. We would go so far as to say that without a wildly successful ARIA standard, anyone who relies on assistive technology will struggle to have anything better than third class access to the internet.
…a world of GUIs. It is slow and cumbersome even for the most proficient assistive technology users. Tasks that sighted mouse users easily complete in seconds often take experienced screen reader users many minutes as they try to discover how the page is changing in response to their actions.