One of the tasks I perform regularly is to test web content using screen readers. It can be somewhat annoying to be capturing data in a desktop application while testing in a browser, as the screen reader is chattering away on every application, while I am only interested in how it works with web content […]
I presented my talk Selfish Accessibility at the 2017 WordCamp Europe, held in Paris, France with almost 3,000 attendees. Given the prevalence of WordPress across the web, presenting this talk to some of the people who work on the core WordPress platform and accompanying themes means any impact I had may be amplified by WordPress’s […]
Are you tapping into the valued and valuable workforce of people with disabilities? Over my 20 years in accessibility I have seen over and over that organizations are not prepared for employing people with disabilities. The question is why? Well, the answer is usually as simple as, they didn’t plan.
The UK cross-government accessibility community exists for people working in government to further their knowledge of accessibility. It currently boasts over 500 members, made up of researchers, designers, developers, testers and service managers from across all areas of the British government. The community hold regular meetups for members to share best practice and experiences, discuss […]
Behind every great site or application lies thought, empathy and inclusion. This doesn’t happen by accident, it happens by design. How we get there is as unique, original, and diverse as the people who use our products. The Inclusive Design Principles are just one way to help you get there.