Accessibility is more than just supporting screenreaders

Accessibility is more than just supporting screenreaders

My Edinburgh University Software Development Community talk from 31st January 2018 Oxford, UK. Where I explore how people with cognitive, physical, hearing and sight difficulties experience the web, and how the decisions we make as developers affect their experience.

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June 11, 2018
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  1. Accessibility is more than just supporting screenreaders @ninjanails Edinburgh University,

    June 2018
  2. https://www.flickr.com/photos/chadsantos/263551766/ So what is accessibility?

  3. Permanent Temporary Situational Accessibility #DYZ

  4. Cognitive
 Touch
 Speech
 Hearing
 Sight ⚙

  5. Cognitive https://www.flickr.com/photos/carlos_gq/14693441185/

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  7. 1 in 10 have Dyslexia

  8. Even experts get it wrong sometimes

  9. HELLO WORLD #DYZ

  10. HELLO WORLD

  11. Make your text bold

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  13. Animation https://www.flickr.com/photos/pluspunkt/7217738496/ #DYZ

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  15. Good example of animations
 
 example - smashing

  16. Tipsy/drunk

  17. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2014/01/ui-for-drunks/

  18. https://twitter.com/joecainey/status/734212894271799297

  19. https://www.flickr.com/photos/roadsidepictures/6643603567/ Touch or movement

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  21. #DYZ

  22. Small areas for links #DYZ

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  25. Sight https://www.flickr.com/photos/rolfo87/2856584911/

  26. Colour blindness http://www.colourblindawareness.org/

  27. 1 in 12 men are colour blind

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  34. https://www.flickr.com/photos/soitiki/5089584379/ Deaf or hard of hearing

  35. 1 in 6 have some form of hearing loss

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  37. Youtube example of captioning on videos

  38. https://www.flickr.com/photos/kitty-kat/6049220331/

  39. https://www.flickr.com/photos/visualanthology/12916267353/

  40. https://www.flickr.com/photos/free_for_commercial_use/14375461993/ @ninajanails serendavies.me