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Global Accessibility Awareness Day workshop deck

Global Accessibility Awareness Day workshop deck

Intros and activites deck for GAAD workshop for CTFEDs (https://www.meetup.com/ctfeds/events/245587180/)

Steve Barnett

May 12, 2018
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  1. Global Accessibility
    Awareness Day
    Workshop

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  2. Thursday 17th May
    Global Accessibility
    Awareness Day
    globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org
    or google GAAD

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  3. Us looking at our stuff
    !

    "

    #truestory

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  4. So we became…
    The Empathy Labradors
    Nicola du Toit - @sophdex
    Steve Barnett - @maxbarners

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  5. ACTIVITY: Ola!
    Introduce yourself to
    someone new

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  6. What we’re going to learn
    1. How people interact
    with our sites
    2. (At least!) one thing
    we can improve

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  7. “The power of the Web is
    in its universality. Access
    by everyone regardless of
    disability is an essential
    aspect.”
    — Tim Berners-Lee

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  8. ❤ Inclusive Design
    is about designing for
    the diversity of our users

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  9. ❤ Accessibility
    is the specifics of the
    implementation
    WCAG, WAI-ARIA

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  10. Get ready to move...
    !

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  11. Ability
    +
    Barrier
    =
    Disability

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  12. ACTIVITY: Draw a ❤
    Friend?
    Parent?
    Colleague?

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  13. Disability is a spectrum,
    not a binary

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  14. Examples of barriers

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  15. There are other
    spectrums we could
    consider too

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  16. Device
    Screen
    Hardware
    Browser

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  17. Network
    Speed
    Latency
    Cost

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  18. Myth busting
    !

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  19. Inclusive Design
    ✘ People with disabilities
    are not our target
    market.

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  20. ✔ Disability is a
    spectrum, not a binary.
    ✔ A disability can be
    permanent, temporary, or
    contextual.

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  21. Inclusive Design
    ✘ It’s boring to do.

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  22. ✔ It’s part of high quality,
    professional, work.
    ✔ It’s being a superhero
    to our users.
    ✔ It gives us more,
    happier, customers.

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  23. Inclusive Design
    ✘ It’s too difficult to do.

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  24. ✔ It gets easier with
    practice, like any
    new thing.
    ✔ Part of our job is
    continuous learning and
    improvement.

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  25. The Main Event
    3 activity sessions
    Plan for after today

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  26. Useful links
    Activities
    bit.ly/emplab401
    Resources
    bit.ly/emplab400

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  27. ACTIVITY: body parts
    Eyes
    Arms
    Braaaaains
    Network

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  28. Round 1
    Grab your stuff, move to
    another table.
    Pick an activity. Do it.
    Repeat!

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  29. Round 1: review
    What was the most
    important thing? Who
    might this help?
    Write it on the poster

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  30. Round 2
    Grab your stuff, move to a
    new table.
    Pick an activity. Do it.
    Repeat!

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  31. Round 2: review
    What was the most
    important thing? Who
    might this help?
    Write it on the poster

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  32. Round 3
    Grab your stuff, move to a
    new table.
    Pick an activity. Do it.
    Repeat!

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  33. Round 3: review
    What was the most
    important thing? Who
    might this help?
    Write it on the poster

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  34. Review All The Things
    Tour the posters

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  35. “It doesn't have to be
    perfect, just a little bit
    better than yesterday"
    — Leonie Watson

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  36. ACTIVITY: Hey, buddy!
    Grab a pen and a card

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  37. What will you do?
    When will you do it?
    Where will you do it?
    Who will be involved?
    How will you do it?
    Why do this?

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  38. Share your goal with
    someone new
    If you want to, swap
    contact details

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  39. Celebratory
    hand gestures!
    !
    or

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  40. ACTIVITY: facilitator
    feedback
    What’s one thing we
    could do differently?
    Write it on a sticky note

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  41. Don't Forget!
    Thursday 17th May
    Global Accessibility
    Awareness Day

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  42. Thanks!
    Nicola du Toit - @sophdex
    Steve Barnett - @maxbarners

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