[Athen] Google Chrome

Pielaet, Jon jon.pielaet at mso.umt.edu
Fri Oct 7 08:12:22 PDT 2011


Google Chrome isn't very accessible. It uses WebKit. I've heard WebKit renders pages as images. The only WebKit browser which works with screen readers that I know of is Safari.

I have heard of a project called ChromeVox which is a screen reader add-on for chrome but don't know how well it works.


Jon P. Pielaet

Program Assistant for Instructional Materials
Disability Services for Students

Emma B. Lommasson 154
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812


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On Oct 7, 2011, at 8:57 AM, Prof Norm Coombs wrote:

> Do anyone of you have experience or know someone with experience using google chrome with a screen reader? specifically with JAWS?

> Norm


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