Dave Brown talks about low vision and simplicity on the web

Dave says accessibility comes down to simplicity. And I think there is elegance in simplicity. But so many times we see all the bells and whistles that pop up on a website that people think gives it an elegant beauty or makes it makes it more pleasurable to the eye. What ends up happening is it makes the website more difficult to use. And that isn’t to say that simple can’t be beautiful.



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Julieanne King talks about moving content on pages and ADHD

Julieanne says when she’s information seeking, trying to accomplish a task, movement on the screen, that is not something that she causes to happen or choose to happen can absolutely derail her.



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Tori Clark talks about visible labels and Dragon

Tori points out that using speech input like Dragon Naturally Speaking is hard when there’s no visual label, or the visual label doesn’t match the programmatic label.

She also says that developers need to understand that assistive technology users is a category of users that encompass more than just screen reader users.



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