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Inclusive Design: more ❤, more humans

Inclusive Design: more ❤, more humans

A talk on Inclusive Design (and Development) by Nicola du Toit (http://nicoladutoit.com/) and me.

Given at the UX SA meetup https://www.meetup.com/UX-Masterclass-Cape-Town/events/252935557/

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Steve Barnett

July 24, 2018
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Transcript

  1. Inclusive Design: More ! , more humans

  2. Disability is a spectrum, not a binary

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  4. Did anyone notice something weird on the walls? bit.ly/emplab301

  5. Us looking at our stuff ! ➜ " ➜ #truestory

  6. The Empathy Labradors Nicola du Toit - @sophdex Steve Barnett

    - @maxbarners
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  13. 1. Disability as a spectrum 2. The What and the

    Why 3. The How
  14. Ability + Barrier = Disability

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  16. Get ready to stand up… !

  17. Experienced this? Friend? Parent? Colleague? Draw a ❤

  18. Disability is a spectrum, not a binary

  19. “The power of the Web is in its universality. Access

    by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.” — Tim Berners-Lee
  20. Examples of barriers Complex content Precise controls Low contrast

  21. 1. Disability as a spectrum 2. The What and the

    Why 3. The How
  22. ❤ Inclusive Design is designing for the (for reals) diversity

    of our users
  23. ❤ Accessibility is the implementation (Google these: WCAG, WAI-ARIA)

  24. Perceivable Operable Understandable Robust

  25. ❤ Inclusive Design means good usability

  26. ❤ Inclusive Design helps us be superheros (Wakanda Forever!)

  27. ❤ Inclusive Design provides constraints, which spark creativity

  28. ❤ Inclusive Design helps us design for (imperfect) reality

  29. ❤ Inclusive Design asks us to have the confidence and

    the kindness to be a little boring
  30. 1. Disability as a spectrum 2. The What and the

    Why 3. The How
  31. How do we do Inclusive Design? How do we check?

  32. Cognitive disability Check for plain language

  33. Physical disability Check without using a mouse or trackpad

  34. Visual disability Check the colour contrast

  35. "This sounds like a lot of work" !

  36. “It doesn't have to be perfect, just a little bit

    better than yesterday" — Leonie Watson
  37. Disability is a spectrum, not a binary

  38. 1. Disability as a spectrum 2. The What and the

    Why 3. The How
  39. Now what? Tomorrow, 10am, 10 mins Test your stuff bit.ly/emplab-ten-at-ten

  40. Pair up with someone Tell them: "I'm going to spend

    10 minutes testing my stuff tomorrow." ! or
  41. Thanks! Nicola du Toit - @sophdex Steve Barnett - @maxbarners

    bit.ly/emplab-ten-at-ten