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Featured: Progress over perfection: The better way for communication and accessibility advocacy

“Disability and accessibility advocates are passionate. They speak up about accessibility problems. Sometimes, it can have the opposite effect. A progress over perfection approach to communication educates people and it’s kinder. This article has four steps on how to do that.”

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New to A11y

Liz Jackson gave a talk about how empathy reifies disability stigmas in 2019 that you should watch. Liz continues to push designers to go beyond empathy to something that can lead to much better results. Pay attention.

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