Accessibility is more than just supporting screenreaders

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July 05, 2018

Accessibility is more than just supporting screenreaders

My Women in Tech Nottingham talk from 5th July 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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SerenD

July 05, 2018
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  1. Accessibility is more than just supporting screenreaders @ninjanails WIT Nott,

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

  4. Permanent Temporary Situational Accessibility #DYZ

  5. Cognitive
 Touch
 Speech
 Hearing
 Sight ⚙

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

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  8. 1 in 10 have Dyslexia

  9. Even experts get it wrong sometimes

  10. HELLO WORLD #DYZ

  11. HELLO WORLD

  12. Make your text bold

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  14. Epilepsy

  15. 1 in 100 have Epilepsy

  16. http://www.stonetwins.com/Enlightenment/Columns/London-2012-Logo

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

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  21. Tipsy/drunk

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

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

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

  25. Super long pages

  26. #DYZ Provide back to top links

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

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

  31. 1 in 12 men are colour blind

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

  38. 1 in 6 have some form of hearing loss

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  40. Youtube example of captioning on videos

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

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

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