Featured: Nominations open for the Gaadys
Nominate tech and digital products that meet accessibility standards, exceed expectations, and have integrated accessibility throughout the product development process for the inaugural Gaadys Awards. From the Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) Foundation. Deadline is July 12.
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Reddit makes an exception for accessibility apps under new API terms (article - techcrunch.com)
- US Agency releases free stock photos of people with disabilities (blog post - petapixel.com)
- How to highlight required and optional form fields (blog post - adamsilver.io)
- Making a positive change: PDF to HTML (blog post – accessibility.blog.gov.uk)
- Interview with Jamie Knight (and Lion) (blog post – inklusiv.ca
- Design vs. accessibility and the CSS visually-hidden class (blog post – blog.logrocket.com)
- Six quick tests you can do to test your forms for accessibility (blog post - karlgroves.com)
- The five types of people who produce inaccessible code (blog post – ericwbailey.website)
- Is your community accessible? (blog post – dev.to/colabottles)
New to A11y
Emily Ladau says: I won’t pretend that disability simulation works. Emily points out that it “feels like the opposite of acceptance to have my entire identity as a person with a physical disability reduced to an isolated simulation experience.” These kind of exercises may drive awareness, but ultimately don’t go deep enough.
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