No surprise there, as there have been many such screen-reader specific quirks in interacting with specific things over the time I've "been in this biz."
I can and do still highly recommend the Read Aloud extension, though. It's aimed squarely at the screen-reader using demographic and works beautifully.
Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363
Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another's beliefs, practices, and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them.
~ Joshua Liebman