Small Tweaks That Can Make a Huge Impact on Your Website’s Accessibility | CSS-Tricks

For a beginner, accessibility can be daunting. With all of the best intentions in the world, the learning curve to developing compliant, fully accessible websites and apps is huge. It’s also hard to find the right advice, because it’s an ever-changing and increasingly crowded landscape. I’ve written this post to give you some tips onContinue reading “Small Tweaks That Can Make a Huge Impact on Your Website’s Accessibility | CSS-Tricks”

What Does Inclusive Design Mean?

Why is accessibilty seen as an after-thought, or at worst an expense to help a handful of disadvantaged people? Have you ever tried using a website or app on your smartphone whilst riding a bus when the sun is streaming through the window? You probably have. How did that work out for you? … …theContinue reading “What Does Inclusive Design Mean?”

21 Chrome Extensions for Special Needs

21 Chrome Extensions for Struggling Students and Special Needs Technology can be a powerful tool to assist students with special needs or any sort of learning challenge. In particular the Chrome web browser allows users to install a wide variety of web extensions that provide tools that can help all learners, regardless of ability level.InContinue reading “21 Chrome Extensions for Special Needs”

AccessibleTech – Section 508 Explained

I. Introduction The primary goal of Accessibility is to make certain that Information Systems can be used by people with disabilities.  A properly implemented system will provide access to information to people that use assistive technologies and it will increase usability for everybody. This is due to the fact that most accessible rules one wayContinue reading “AccessibleTech – Section 508 Explained”

Accessibility for Software and Devices | Microsoft

Our commitment to accessibility Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. With over 1 billion people with disabilities in the world, we’re passionate about ensuring that our products and services are designed for people of all abilities. We are committed to transparency, accountability, and inclusion inContinue reading “Accessibility for Software and Devices | Microsoft”

Face ID Accessibility. Apple offers some answers

Apple today made a series of hardware announcements. Understandably, the announcement that has caused the most social media chatter in the blind community relates to the iPhone X, and it’s new Face ID feature. Apple has earned our trust over the years by ensuring that its products are fully accessible from their initial launch, soContinue reading “Face ID Accessibility. Apple offers some answers”

What’s new with Accessibility in iOS 11?

iOS 11 has some helpful new options in Accessibility to assist any person and everybody customise their iPhone and iPad interface to paintings with them and for them. Here is what’s new. Sensible Invert Sensible Invert is a brand new atmosphere to be added to the Invert Colours phase of Accessibility in iOS. While colourContinue reading “What’s new with Accessibility in iOS 11?”

ARIA Labels and Relationships  |  Web  | Google Developers

Labels ARIA provides several mechanisms for adding labels and descriptions to elements. In fact, ARIA is the only way to add accessible help or description text. Let’s look at the properties ARIA uses to create accessible labels. aria-label aria-label allows us to specify a string to be used as the accessible label. This overrides any otherContinue reading “ARIA Labels and Relationships  |  Web  | Google Developers”