Holly Schroeder says she navigates away immediately if a page is too busy. Too much stimuli overwhelms her. She can’t process the information properly, and that interferes with her ability to complete what she was trying to do in the first place!
Continue Reading Holly Schroeder talks about working memory and ADD
Holly Schroeder explains that when a touch target is too small she may not be able to complete a task because she doesn’t have the fine motor control to tap her finger on the right area of the screen.
Continue Reading Holly Schroeder talks about essential tremors and worsening vision
Julia Ferraioli says if you’re already dealing with blurry vision, making something blurry bigger, isn’t necessarily going to help that much.
Continue Reading Julia Ferraioli talks about contrast and parralax
Michael thinks the most important thing that we fail to do on a daily basis is talking with people with disabilities or talking with the users in general.
Continue Reading Michael Ausbun talks about blindness and ARIA live regions
Alex points out that if we make processes more complex for users, they aren’t likely to be able to finish things, or complete them properly.
Continue Reading Alex Umstead discusses autism, flickering screens, and keyboard use
JL tells us about sites that don’t make it easy to avoid mistakes, and don’t handle mistakes well, make it hard for folks who are dyslexic.
Continue Reading JL Sorak talks about dyslexia and how sites handle mistakes
Devon tells us how depression can cause brain fog and it impacts everything she does on the web.
Continue Reading Devon Persing talks about depression and brain fog
Patrick tells us that having headings that describe the content on the page is critical for screen reader users. He feels proper hierarchy is nice, but not as important.
Continue Reading Patrick Burke talks about headings and screen readers
Sveta tells us “We are often told that bad captions are better than nothing, but they cause cognitive dissonance for us [deaf folks].”
Continue Reading Sveta Kouznetsova talks about the importance of transcripts and captions
EJ Tells us about how Cerebral Palsy and how it may cause cramps, forcing him to shift how he interacts with devices.
Continue Reading EJ Mason talks about CP and how cramps impact internet use