Featured: Disability language is a nuanced thing
Nicolas Steenhout reminds us that “Disability language is never straightforward. It’s always nuanced. It always evolves.”
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Broadening our Impact (blog post – blog.mozilla.org/accessibility)
- Accessibility is too hard (video – youtube.com)
- Build vs. buy: Automated accessibility tools (blog post – deque.com)
- Patreon digital accessibility agreement (blog post – lflegal.com)
- CSS news July 2020 (blog post – smashingmagazine.com)
- Are accessible cosmetics the final frontier in makeup inclusivity? (news story – nytimes.com)
- Webwaste (blog post – alistapart.com)
- ARIA Grid as an anti-pattern (blog post – adrianroselli.com)
- Grids part 1: To grid or not to grid (blog post – sarahmhigley.com)
New to A11y?
Tatiana Mac shares some thoughts on whether the hashtagged numeronym #a11y is accessible or not. I often struggle with making sure I use this term in the most accessible way. As Tatiana points out, it can be, if used thoughtfully.
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