Featured: Global Accessibility Awareness Day
Thursday, May 21, 2020, marks the ninth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Second-guessing the modern web (blog post – macwright.org)
- AP tests begin online and at home — But not for everyone (news article – npr.org)
- Using the Accessibility Skills Hiring Toolkit to build capacity (blog post – developer.paciellogroup.com)
- Proper VoiceOver support coming soon to Firefox on MacOS (blog post – blog.mozilla.org)
- Myth: ARIA has perfect support (blog post – a11yproject.com)
- Better (more accessible) active link styling (blog post – gomakethings.com)
- New videos introduce web accessibility (blog post – w3.org)
- Screen readers and cookie consents (talk – youtube.com)
- Focus changes landing in Firefox 78 (blog post – crisal.io)
New to A11y
Carie Fisher reminds you that the topic of accessible images is much more nuanced than you think. The article on accessible images reviews the different types of images, dives into some real-world examples of inaccessible public service announcements (PSAs), and discusses which elements matter most when critical messages need to reach everyone. I’m sure I’ll refer to this post constantly, and you should bookmark it too.
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