[thelist] Accessibility quickie

Bill Mason evolt at accessibleinter.net
Wed Dec 11 14:03:01 CST 2002

At 10:11 AM 12/11/2002, you wrote:
>I'm fairly sure the answer to this is "no" but I have to ask anyway:
>Is there a way using client side javascript to detect whether a user is
>using screen reader software such as JAWS, in much the same way as
>detecting which browser they're using?

Not really, no.  Since the assistive technology often is just working
piggyback on a mainstream browser (e.g. IE), that browser is what you would

Bill Mason
Accessible Internet
evolt at accessibleinter.net

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