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Accessibility is more than just supporting screenreaders

SerenD
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.

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