Identifying Headings for Accessibility

Like everyone I am trying to get my head around the changes to Storyline for accessibility. As we are no longer relying on tabbing for navigation (which by all accounts is a good thing) I have been speaking with people who use JAWS and other screen readers to better understand how they navigate a course.
One thing that keeps coming up is the need to be able to identify different types of content, such as headings, so that the shortcut keys that are a main part of screen reader navigation work.
Can someone please let me know how I can identify different types of content, such as headings, on the page.

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Emma Spencer

Hi Zain Zafar,
From what I have seen with the latest version, Storyline has moved from tab navigation to a keyboard navigation that is more in line with how JAWS works with other programs. It doesn't seem to have any way of identifying different types of content though.
Hopefully someone here will have an answer for us. 

Ren Gomez

Hi Emma,

Semantic structure is a process we are still developing. We've acknowledged that because of the lack of semantic tags, all of your text is being read with no differentiation between headings, paragraphs, and lists.

I'm sorry you're running into this, but I can share that it is a process our team is still perfecting, and we'll be sure to include this discussion in on that process! We'll update you when we have more to share.