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Use custom user profile fields for accessibility. #23
NTS: Conversation with Mags.
Custom user profile fields can have one of three visibility settings:
The Not visible setting would typically be set by an administrator who wants to hold private data on the users. The Visible to user setting would normally be selected for a field that holds sensitive information, while the Visible to everyone setting can be used for any type of information.
Therefore can use as a means of telling the Grid format to display as 'topics' format for a given user. Then screen reader software (such as JAWS: http://www.freedomscientific.com/Downloads/JAWS) can describe the whole page.
Looks like custom fields are added to the $USER global, i.e. 'accessibility' with: