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3 Reasons Why Accessible Design Is Good for All

View the original postMost designers probably agree that accessibility matters: We want to create designs and interfaces that don’t exclude users with disabilities. There are plenty of obvious moral reasons that accessibility matters, but, unfortunately, accessibility considerations are often one of the first things to get cut when resources or time becomes scarce. From a […]

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10 Principles of Accessibility

View the original postDo you want to get serious about accessibility, but finding it hard to know where to start? In this video, we’ll take you through 10 principles you can use to get started creating great accessible websites and interfaces right now. Among other things, you’ll learn how to create ALT text that makes […]

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Accessibility: Usability for all

View the original postLet’s examine a topic we often take for granted to understand what it’s really about. Doing so, you’ll be able to proceed with a broader appreciation of how users engage your designs.The Overlooked, Misunderstood Nature of AccessibilityAuthor/Copyright holder: WhisperToMe. Copyright terms and licence: Public DomainA design is only useful if it’s accessible […]

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Accessibility Experience (AX) for Higher Education

View the original postDesigning a website for users with disabilities improves the digital experience for a wider audience. Accessibility Experience (AX) can help ensure that digital resources are usable by everyone equally, leading to better learning experiences. Source: Freepik.com Accessibility Experience (AX) The fact that every good user experience should be an accessible experience ought […]

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Designing for humanity — going beyond accessibility

View the original postDesigning for humanity — going beyond accessibility In early 2005, Wayne Westerman, founder of Fingerworks, wanted to find a convenient solution to use a computer without stressing the hands. The objective was to help people like him who suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome or other such issues to comfortably work on a computer. He […]

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A designer’s guide to accessibility

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Inclusivity Is a Design Principle

View the original postHad a fantastic talk with Lynsey Vallandingham, Senior Content Designer at HubSpot about: Why content is a big deal at Hubspot How to avoid using jargon How to write inclusive products Why you should meet with your users in person How to create an inclusivity guidelines I really enjoyed this conversation! Listen […]

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Accessibility is more than a technical problem

View the original postIllustrations by Alisha Giroux. Debunking these 3 myths will help you rethink your accessibility work Accessibility is more than a technical problem to solve. (Sorry to break it to you.) But accessibility work isn’t actually hard to do. The tricky part is appreciating the complexity and breadth of disabilities that impact your users. In […]

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Let’s Talk Accessible Presentations

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Designing with accessibility in mind

View the original post 7 tips for creating an inclusive website experience Continue reading on UX Planet »