Checkbox Accessibility

Out of the box, the Kendo React CheckBox provides extensive accessibility support and enables users with disabilities to acquire complete control over its features.

The CheckBox is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA standards]( and Section 508 requirements, follows the Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) best practices for implementing the keyboard navigation for its component role, provides options for managing its focus and is tested against the most popular screen readers.


The following table lists the selectors, attributes, and behavior patterns supported by the CheckBox component:

.k-checkboxrole=checkbox or type=checkboxAnnounces the checkbox role of the element.
label for or aria-label or aria-labelledbyThe input regquires an accessible name to which to be assigned.
aria-checked=true or checked=checkedAnnounces the checked state of the CheckBox.
disabled=disabled or aria-disabled=trueThe attribute is rendered only when the CheckBox is disabled.
.k-invalid,.ng-invalidaria-invalid=trueThe attribute is rendered only when the CheckBox is in a form HTML element and announces the invalid state of the component.


WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices: CheckBox Pattern

Section 508

The CheckBox is fully compliant with the Section 508 requirements.


The CheckBox has been extensively tested automatically with static code analyzers and manually with the most popular screen readers.

To report any accessibility issues, contact the team through the Telerik Support System.

Screen Readers

The following table lists the screen readers supported by the CheckBox:

Microsoft EdgeJAWS

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