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5 Ways to Advocate for Accessibility

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April 21, 2020

5 Ways to Advocate for Accessibility

There is a lot of information out there on why accessibility is important or how to make websites accessible. But even when you are armed with that knowledge, it can be hard to figure out how to advocate for accessibility on your team. Because of this, I am going to talk about how you can make an accessible web through prioritizing and integrating web accessibility into your process.

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April 21, 2020
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  1. Accessibility Advocacy

  2. The how of advocating for accessibility in a project

  3. Small everyday things we can do as web developers to

    advocate for accessibility
  4. 1. Add suggestions for accessibility solutions to tasks

  5. 2. Add info on how to manually test with assistive

    technology
  6. 3. Offer to pair with someone on accessibility tasks

  7. 4. Demo an accessibility fix

  8. 5. Don’t make “Accessibility” cards

  9. Takeaways 1. Add suggestions for accessibility solutions to tasks 2.

    Add info on how to manually test with assistive technology 3. Offer to pair with someone on accessibility tasks 4. Demo an accessibility fix 5. Don’t make “Accessibility” cards
  10. Resources Images Designed by Freepik • https://seesparkbox.com/foundry/category/accessibility • bit.ly/test-color-contrast •

    bit.ly/vo-shortcuts • bit.ly/nvda-shortcuts • bit.ly/keyboard-testing