Featured: Accessibility beyond the ‘obvious’
“It’s true that designing and building with accessibility at the front of our minds helps prevent placing barriers in these people’s way, but accessibility goes much further. Here’s a wee story to illustrate my point.”
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Ethical design is a risk management strategy (blog post - uxdesign.cc)
- New Brutalism and web accessibility: what you need to know (blog post - uxdesign.cc)
- A case study in alt text (blog post - gomakethings.com)
- Barry Hill talks about screen readers and the lack of semantic meaning on the web (podcast – a11yrules.com)
- My experiences with inaccessible job applications and how to fix them (blog post – deque.com)
- Element Timing: One true metric to rule them all? (blog post - speedcurve.com)
- Do we need an interop for assistive technologies? (blog post - hidde.blog)
New to A11y?
I’ve featured the Practical Guide to Inclusive Research in the newsletter before, but it’s worth sharing again. Especially since this article covers one of the more common questions I get. How to prepare for research with people with disabilities? Full of useful tips, it will help you do the most important thing you can when it comes to accessibility: Get feedback from disabled folks.
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