Featured: I used the web for a day using a screen reader
Chris Ashton experiences first-hand difficulties that people with visual impairments face and describes what we can do as web developers to help.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- I used a switch control for a day (blog post – 24a11y.com)
- Web accessibility suits and settlements in 2018 (blog post – maxability.co.in)
- ANDI (Accessible Name & Description Inspector) (tool – ssa.gov)
- Web components still need to be accessible (blog post – 24a11y.com)
- With a deadline in place, Norway warms up to universal design (blog post – citylab.com)
- Designing layouts for screen readers (blog post – benrobertson.io)
- When empathy isn’t enough (blog post – medium.com/frog-voices)
- Accessibility guidelines for UX Designers (blog post – uxdesign.cc)
New to A11y
Bruce Lawson points out the practical value of semantic HTML. Many of the issues I’ve encountered during accessibility reviews could have been solved with better HTML. Keep the lessons Bruce surfaces in mind.
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