Tip: How to Convert Image Text to Text

…to convert a text image to text: 1. Upload the text image to Google Drive   2. Once the file is uploaded, use the contextual menu (right-click or two fingers on touchpad)   3. Select “Open with Google Docs”   4. A new Google Docs file is created, with the image at the top ofContinue reading “Tip: How to Convert Image Text to Text”

ING open sources Lion: A library of performant, accessible & flexible Web Components

Lion aims to make your life a little bit easier, by taking the groundwork of feature complete, accessible, performant, and framework agnostic components out of your hands! Check out the repo at ing-bank/lion. As some of you may already know, ING has a long and rich history of building Web Components, starting out with the PolymerContinue reading “ING open sources Lion: A library of performant, accessible & flexible Web Components”

Apple’s Voice Control in iOS13 is the real deal

A friend on Twitter asked my impressions on Voice Control. That prompted me to finally install iOS13 and give it a go. I am very enthused by the result. Voice Control acts just like most Apple products do – they do what they say and they show thought and attention to detail. It’s a gameContinue reading “Apple’s Voice Control in iOS13 is the real deal”

Teach Access Portal

“The Teach Access initiative has launched a set of best practices for the disciplines responsible for making mobile apps and websites accessible. This tutorial will provide basic training for developers and designers, with more disciplines to come. If you are new to accessibility, you’ve come to the right place – the tutorial will help youContinue reading “Teach Access Portal”

Assistive Technologies I Test With

Based on a Q&A question on how I (a non-accessibility professional) test accessibility July 19, 2018 After a recent talk on Accessibility, I was asked during the Q&A about what Assistive Technologies (AT) I test with while I’m developing. Such a good question! I hadn’t ever thought about what I actually test with and asContinue reading “Assistive Technologies I Test With”

‘Chat gadget’ to help deaf people with speak-to-text conversation device

… Jari Hazelebach created his SpeakSee system of colour-coded microphones to look like sleek iPhone accessories, which clip onto clothing and transcribe words via wifi into text on a tablet or smartphone screen via an app. … The first hard-of-hearing Londoner to try the £300 device said it could help make business meetings and conversationsContinue reading “‘Chat gadget’ to help deaf people with speak-to-text conversation device”

Functions to Add ARIA to Tables and Lists

… Generally when I write and present things, I provide techniques, ideas, examples, and experience to address issues. When I write copy-paste-ready code, with a few older exceptions, I write generic code not tied to a framework nor library. … I have, however, written a couple vanilla JavaScript functions that you can drop into yourContinue reading “Functions to Add ARIA to Tables and Lists”

Siri Shortcuts stands to be a boon for people living with disability – Lifekludger

I watched the Apple WWDC presentation this morning and was excited to see the announcement of Shortcuts. Siri Shortcuts Streamline the things you do often with shortcuts. Siri can now intelligently pair your daily routines with third-party apps to suggest convenient shortcuts right when you need them. So if you typically pick up a coffeeContinue reading “Siri Shortcuts stands to be a boon for people living with disability – Lifekludger”

Getty Images – The Disability Collection

The Disability Collection: Getty Images announced their partnership with Oath and the National Disability Leadership Alliance to create a collection of authentic images of disabled people. The disability collection currently has 34 assets, with plans to add more. Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: Getty Images

WICG/focus-visible: Polyfill for `:focus-visible`

Based on the proposed CSS :focus-visible pseudo-selector, this prototype adds a focus-visible class to the focused element, in situations in which the :focus-visible pseudo-selector should match. … Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: GitHub – WICG/focus-visible: Polyfill for `:focus-visible`