Mel Chua tells us that the onus shouldn’t be on her to request accessibility accommodations – it should be there from the start. And she shouldn’t be made to feel as if providing accommodations is something generous the service provider is doing.
Continue Reading Mel Chua talks about speech input and captions as a Deaf individual
Greg tells us that pages with too much text or too many moving elements make it nearly impossible for him to access the content.
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Ian, a developer, tells us how some color combinations, notably orange and grey, can make content disappear for him. He also explains how restricting zoom on mobile pages mean he can’t read the content on those pages.
Continue Reading Ian Littman talks about orange and zoom restrictions
Michelle McQuigge is a blind reporter with the Canadian Press. Many organizations do press release with images of text on Twitter, making her job impossible. She also wishes designers and developers to know that if you don’t implement accessibility, you’re going to lose big!
Continue Reading Michelle McQuigge tells us why she can’t do her job without alt text
Talking with Taylor Hunt, who calls himself a webspinner and a lapsed artist. He has ADHD and tells us about the impact of animations and no underlines on links.
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Talking with Kirsty Major, who is an online English teacher who specializes in business English for adults. In her spare time, whatever she has of it, she runs Unseen Beauty, a beauty and lifestyle blog from the perspective of someone who’s blind. Kirsty has two blogs, two podcasts, and she’s working on her second book.
Continue Reading Kirsty Major talks about using a screen reader to navigate the web
Desi Mazdur talks to us about having RSI and relying on speech recognition software to navigate the web.
Continue Reading Desi Mazdur speaks about searching web pages with speech recognition software
In this introductory episode of the A11y Rules Soundbite, Denis Boudreau speaks about color blindness and how it affects his day-to-day activities on the web.
Continue Reading Denis Boudreau speaks about color blindness and accessibility