Kelsey says: “[If] your podcast has transcripts. So I can go through and actually read the podcast, I can get the content, I can understand what’s going on. And I don’t have to try to concentrate really hard to try to understand the podcast. ”
Continue Reading Kelsey Byers talks about audio processing issues and online courses
Meagan says: “Sometimes a disability or an impairment is temporary. It’s situational. Most of the time I don’t have issues. But when I do, I really have them. So try to keep things as simple and easy to use as possible.”
Continue Reading Meagan Eller talks about autoimmune disorders, foggy memory, and the web
Justin says: “Error messages: Make them clear, make them understandable. Don’t write a paragraph if you can write a sentence.”
Continue Reading Justin Yarbrough talks about form validation and screen readers
Brennan says “people who create and teach and have disabilities actually use this stuff. We’re out in the world creating things while using the products that you’re making. It can’t just be the first layer of the system that you’re making meet bare level of accessibility.”
Continue Reading Brennan Roy talks about multiple disabilities and how web use is impacted
Nash says, not quite jokingly, that the entire internet is unusable for him without ad blockers!
Continue Reading Nash Van Gool talks about ADHD and distractions on the internet
Guy says that “Everyone is different. Everyone has different needs and preferences. It’s very hard to build a one-size-fits-all design.”
Continue Reading Guy Kisel speaks of sensory overload
Alex says that “running into the same barriers every time a new platform or app is released is very frustrating. It’s realizing some of my students are struggling with the same kind of issues I was struggling with 30 years ago when I was a student.”
Continue Reading Alex Marositz talks about screen reader use and the lack of progress of accessibility on the web
Nick Colley says “… in the analytics somewhere, there’s a dashboard, and it says when they released shorts, I really started to enjoy Instagram. But actually, if you came in, saw what the impact is, it’s like me miserably hooked to this dopamine loop of it is like, is really not enjoyable.”
Continue Reading Nick Colley speaks about ADHD and engagement patterns on the web
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