DEVit is a 360 conference, held in Thessaloniki Greece. It encompasses all aspects of web production, from infrastructure and architecture, through to design and development. I had the honour to deliver the opening keynote, and of course to talk about accessibility.
GAAD: I wish I’d known… To celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and inspired by Billy Gregory’s talk “Things I Wish I Knew When I Started in Digital Accessibility”, we’ve asked our accessibility engineers for things they wish they’d known when they started out in accessibility. Léonie Watson: I wish I’d had somewhere like the A11y […]
London Web Standards is an established and popular meetup for web professionals. The meetups cover a broad range of topics including design, development, UX and accessibility, and this month I had the opportunity to talk about SVG accessibility.
Landmark-based navigation is a great way to signpost to screen reader users areas of content in a page such as main content, the header, navigation, search and so on. Being able to navigate to any major area of the page quickly and easily is something that sighted mouse users take for granted. The Landmarks extension […]
I gave a talk at the first UX in the City conference in Manchester, UK, on May 5th 2017, exploring the connection between people-first design and accessibility and inclusive design. My slides are available on Slideshare; here’s a brief overview of the talk. It seems there’s been a lot of talk this year about the […]