Alyssa says “sometimes accessibility is kind of still up in the air and a lot of corporate managers don’t really understand that until a big bug happens and you lose customers because of it”.
Continue Reading Alyssa Cheeseman talks about screen readers and false WCAG conformance claims
Negoslav explains how a lack of accessibility on government websites may mean blind screen reader users can’t access critical documents.
Continue Reading Negoslav Sabev talks about how critical accessibility is
Lē Silveus McNamara says consuming Tech has a stimulant effect on the nervous system and the overconsumption of a stimulant, like technology [is] bad for your health.
Continue Reading Lē Silveus McNamara talks about neurodivergence, color choices, and overstimulation
Sam asks “why people who produce content where they have the script, they have the content, they have the time, they have the resources, don’t provide captions that are accurate?”
Continue Reading Sam Evans talks about being hard of hearing and the importance of captions
Barry says he has to guess a lot about what elements do what on a site, because semantically meaningful markup isn’t being used.
Continue Reading Barry Hill talks about screen readers and lack of semantic meaning on the web
John says, among other things: “Let the user choose. Don’t ever dictate to someone’s assistive technology”.
Continue Reading John Tubbs talks about dyslexia and user choice
Robert says: “The message I had to give folks if it was just one is don’t make assumptions about how people with disabilities use the web”.
Continue Reading Robert Jolly talks about cognitive impairments and complex interfaces
Jessie says that accessibility does not mean just catering to a specific group of people. Accessibility is not just for people with disabilities, accessibility is for everyone!
Continue Reading Jessie Zhang speaks about Deafness and the need for captions
Justin asks us to think outside of our use case, and that not everyone uses the web the way we do.
Continue Reading Justin Yarbrough talks about alt text