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Shut up JAWS

Posted on Tuesday, 4 July 2017 by Steve Faulkner
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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 […]

Slides: WordCamp Europe — Selfish Accessibility

Posted on Monday, 3 July 2017 by Adrian Roselli

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 […]

Easy steps for including disabled people in your workforce

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.

Slides: UK cross-government accessibility meetup

Posted on Monday, 26 June 2017 by David Swallow

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 […]

Inclusive Design Principles

Posted on Friday, 9 June 2017 by Henny Swan

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.