Birkir Gunnarsson is a former Deque Senior Subject Matter Expert. A CPACC certified Yale graduate and ex-paralympian bronze medalist, Birkir has been an active advocate for web accessibility policy, awareness and legislation in Europe and North America. He has been a member of various technical W3C Working Groups and currently serves on the WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices taskforce.
We can, for the most part, standardize how content is created accessibly, how web browsers interpret the content, and even how they communicate the content to the user, on a screen or through the document object model. What we cannot standardize, however, are the end users themselves or what technologies they are using.