In my CSUN presentation this year I wanted to talk about what I think is the minimum amount of code that web designers should understand to best embed accessibility into their work. Should web designers be able to code? is a question that has been debated for years with, extremes of viewpoint from designers being […]
What is the long-term plan for upgrading WCAG? The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AGWG) of the W3C is currently working on WCAG 2.1. A small group of members of AGWG realized that we needed to start planning future versions of WCAG now, or it would be a very long time before a major upgrade would […]
For our CSUN session this year, Léonie Watson and I had a friendly debate about accessibility from the perspective of an end user and a developer. While we are both accessibility consultants, we sometimes approach issues (and their proposed solutions) from different perspectives due to our own backgrounds. Léonie is a screen reader user in […]
In my previous post, I spoke with Ruth MacMullen, an academic librarian and copyright specialist from York, about her experience of being deaf and how it affects how she uses the web. In this next post in the series, Ruth shares some of the things that make life easier for her on the web, and […]
I had a blast at the CSUN conference in San Diego. It was wonderful to be able to catch up with colleagues in the field, and as always, I picked up a few new things here and there. My session was on Friday, and I talked about how we can sidestep ableist language.