Featured: Considering accessibility when designing a usability test
Aaron Pearlman of Deque helps you consider accessibility when conducting usability tests, and points out much of the mechanics stay the same.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Writing an accessibility statement for your organization (blog post – maxability.co.in)
- Introducing Togglific (tool – medium.com/@svinkle)
- PDF accessibility training (video – youtube.com)
- Interactive web accessibility cheat sheet (resource – codepen.io/alvaromontoro)
- The legal picture for web accessibility in 2019 (blog post – practicalecommerce.com)
- Using persona profiles to test accessibility (blog post – accessibility.blog.gov.uk)
- Quick note on high contrast mode (blog post – scottohara.me)
- Things to consider when creating accessible text (blog post – firstname.lastname@example.org)
- What’s your experience with the Americans With Disabilities Act? We want to know (news article – propublica.org)
- Accessibility testing tools (blog post – developer.paciellogroup.com)
- Accessibility: Back to the future (video – brucelawson.co.uk)
- Required attribute requirements (blog post – developer.paciellogroup.com)
- Designing a symbol for disability (news article – curbed.com)
- Uncanny a11y (blog post – adrianroselli.com
- Tips for making interactive elements accessible on mobile devices (blog post – bitsofco.de)
- An address of sorts (blog post – scottohara.me)
- Ep 4: Laura Kalbag (podcast– theelasticbrand.com
New to A11y
Nicolas Steenhout reminds us that skip links are important, allowing keyboard-only users, sighted or not, to bypass large or repetitive blocks of content. Learn the basics of an often-overlooked accessibility feature on sites.
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