Featured: What a year of learning and teaching accessibility taught me
Sara Soueidan shares a journey from not knowing what the term “accessibility” meant to writing and teaching about the subject, and what has stuck the most.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- A whole bunch of places to consider contrast in a single paragraph (blog post – css-tricks.com)
- To make girl who is deaf feel at home, dozens of neighbors learn sign language (news article – npr.org)
- Performance for designers part 1: Typography (blog post – calibreapp.com)
- UsableNet releases its 2019 ADA web accessibility and app lawsuit report (blog post – blog.usablenet.com)
- The next decade will reshape how we think of technology accessibility (blog post – medium.com/fast-company)
- Improving your tweet accessibility – memes (blog post – adrianroselli.com)
- Tools for designing good-looking accessible interfaces (blog post – fossheim.io)
- POURing ARIA into the HTML element specs (blog post – 24a11y.com)
New to A11y
Tor Martin Storsletten answers the question, Does CSS affect screen readers? This concise post says yes. If you’re just learning about accessibility, this post can help you write better CSS.
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