Ryan Florence presenting "Bringing the Web Back to the Blind".
Probably the biggest accessiblity resource on the web: webaim.org.
Accessiblity is more than just alt tags. You still want alt tags but there's more.
Use your headers for organization of content rather than for visual display. It helps blind users navigation through
the content based on its importance.
Use the role tag on elements. For example:
Adding 'role="main"' provides a 'landmark' in the page that a screen reader can find. A blind user can use these landmarks
to quickly navigate to specific sections of the page.
Html 5 includes a 'main' tag as well as others like 'article' that screen readers can use as landmarks.
Screen Reader Specific Content
Use css to hide text that is important for screen readers. Create a 'visually-hidden' css class then include
additional information to to describe the element. ...