Challenges, opportunities and the potential for low-vision access

Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017 by Matthew Atkinson

This is an opinion piece, looking at one slice of accessibility, to highlight some trends and possibilities. All of the computing devices, platforms and assistive technologies discussed within empower people (the author included) and are a vital part of the progress that has been and is being made. The ideal, and the current reality In […]

Shut up JAWS

Posted on Tuesday, 4 July 2017 by Steve Faulkner
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One of the tasks I perform regularly is to test web content using screen readers. It can be somewhat annoying to be capturing data in a desktop application while testing in a browser, as the screen reader is chattering away on every application, while I am only interested in how it works with web content […]

Slides: WordCamp Europe — Selfish Accessibility

Posted on Monday, 3 July 2017 by Adrian Roselli

I presented my talk Selfish Accessibility at the 2017 WordCamp Europe, held in Paris, France with almost 3,000 attendees. Given the prevalence of WordPress across the web, presenting this talk to some of the people who work on the core WordPress platform and accompanying themes means any impact I had may be amplified by WordPress’s […]