Featured: Collaborative planning, the forgotten step of accessible development
Michael Fairchild introduces a way to approach collaborative planning called Accessibility Behavior Informed Development (a11yBID). It allows teams to discover and document quality accessibility requirements in the form of acceptance criteria before development starts.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- The problem with “click here” and “learn more” links (blog post – uxdesign.cc)
- Disability in tech: A checklist to get your sh*t together (blog post – uxdesign.cc)
- Zoom’s auto-generated captions available to all free Users (blog post - blog.zoom.us)
- Using the “text” role (blog post - tpgi.com)
- Accessible toggles (blog post - css-irl.info)
- COP26: Wheelchair-using minister unable to attend summit (news article - bbc.com)
- Why you need to do user testing with deaf and hard of hearing people (blog post - makeitfable.com)
- Justice Department secures settlement with Rite Aid Corporation to make vaccine portal accessible (blog post - g3ict.org)
- Legal update: Accessibility overlay edition (blog post - lflegal.com)
- The high cost of living in a disabling world (blog post - theguardian.com)
- Super short note on CSS text (again) (blog post - html5accessibility.com)
- The access series (article series - bitchmedia.org)
- Disability activist dies after United Airlines destroyed her custom wheelchair (news article - newsweek.com)
New to A11y?
Scott O’Hara writes about the tricky task of naming and labeling web content which can cause many accessibility issues. This is a deep dive that I know I’ll reference on a regular basis, and I bet you will too.
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