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Accessibility is more than just supporting screenreaders

SerenD
June 11, 2018

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.

SerenD

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/

  6. None
  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

  36. None
  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