While doing exploration on a larger article I’m currently writing, I realized that my FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) Android ways prevented me from using most Google services. I thought this also meant Talkback, the only AT (Assistive Technology) for Android. However, on further exploration, Talkback is bundled into the “Android Accessibility Suite” which […]
If you ever wanted a quick run down on how a UX designer should consider accessible challenges, check out my new article “UX for All: Designing for accessibility in 8 steps” on Pega. Read “UX for All: Designing for accessibility in 8 steps” now.
Welcome to the final part of my Accessibility Jumpstart series. Last time I chatted about a few of the helpful tools I use in dev and design processes, and this time we’ll be covering some ways in which you can stay current with accessibility industry trends as they roll out. While it can be seen […]
Welcome! Last time we covered basic user testing principles to help us understand that user should come first. However there are some workflows and tooling that can help you catch a lot of the little issues before they even become a problem. I’ll list the dev & design tools I personally use, have looked into, […]
Welcome back! Last time we covered how to use assistive technology yourself. But just because we can use it doesn’t make us experts. Here’s how to get real people to give feedback through user testing accessibility in your app or site. Finding your testers When I first approached this issue, I had no idea even where […]
In the last article, I covered the most common Assistive Technologies (AT) on the market. However hearing about it, versus using assistive tech or seeing in action is a whole different story. When I first began testing accessibility I was surprised to learn that most users of AT take time to explore the general structure […]
Part 4 is finally here! Previously we covered the legal and standards landscape. But how do those improve the browsing experience? Assistive technology Assistive technology (or AT for short) is any tech that turns a difficult or impossible situation into an empowering one. This is especially true for those with disabilities. The best AT provides […]