Accessibility in the classroom—tools that impact my students – Office Blogs

Creating a collaborative, inclusive classroom has many moving parts and pieces—and finding the right balance can be challenging. As a special education teacher, I am constantly on the hunt for technology and tools that give students with disabilities an environment that is personalized, differentiated and yet as close to their peers’ experience as possible. IContinue reading “Accessibility in the classroom—tools that impact my students – Office Blogs”

Why we need to make web accessibility a priority

The world has never been more socially aware than it is today; in recent years the world and our society has taken important steps to becoming a more accepting and inclusive one. However, there is still aspects of day to day life that are living in the past and one of them is the Web.Continue reading “Why we need to make web accessibility a priority”

wA11y – The Web Accessibility Toolbox WordPress Plugin

Boost your WordPress accessibility! The Web Accessibility Toolbox contains tools to spot deficits in accessibility and suggestions on how to better it. … Recently released, the wA11y plugin consists of tools to check and correct your WordPress site’s accessibility. (The name is derived from a11y, the shorthand way of writing accessibility, with “w” representing Web.)   TheContinue reading “wA11y – The Web Accessibility Toolbox WordPress Plugin”

Building a better, accessible web

Building a better, accessible web Detailing why accessibility matters, the types of disabilities there are/how to cater for them, and how to write good, semantic HTML and utilise ARIA to create accessible, robust web applications Slide deck at source… Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: Building a better, accessible web

Writing HTML with accessibility in mind

Writing HTML with accessibility in mind An introduction to web accessibility. Tips on how to improve your markup and provide users with more and betters ways to navigate and interact with your site. If you don’t want to read the preface, jump right to the tips. Personal development and change in perspective When I made my firstContinue reading “Writing HTML with accessibility in mind”

Prototyping accessibility in web and mobile UI design

Adaptable, interactive and coherent prototypes for users with disabilities. Covering accessibility in the prototyping phase of web and app design. Pay close attention to color, contrast and visual hierarchy … Make your interactive UI elements more interactive … Don’t crowd me! … Make your app accessible by being adaptable … “Flexibility is the key to ensuringContinue reading “Prototyping accessibility in web and mobile UI design”

Developing Shopify Themes with Accessibility in Mind

We want to help you get excited about accessibility, understand its importance within the web industry, and inspire you to integrate accessibility checks in your daily development workflow. We’ll also demonstrate some simple ways to make your clients’ online stores the best in the world, for everyone. The importance of web accessibilityAccessibility, also know toContinue reading “Developing Shopify Themes with Accessibility in Mind”

Apple brings AirPod-style streaming, Live Listen accessibility to MFi hearing aids

  Apple has enhanced its iOS accessibility features for users with hearing impairments, adapting its enhanced Bluetooth-based streaming to Made For iPhone hearing aids while introducing Live Listen, a feature that uses an iPhone’s mic to focus on conversations in loud environments.   Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: Apple brings AirPod-style streaming,Continue reading “Apple brings AirPod-style streaming, Live Listen accessibility to MFi hearing aids”

17 Adjustments You Can Make to Your Website  for Better Accessibility

Web developer Mary Gillen shares 17 adjustments you can make to your website today that make it more accessible to visitors with disabilities. WCAG 2.0 … Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: 17 Adjustments You Can Make to Your Website Today That Make It More17 Website Adjustments You Can Make Today for BetterContinue reading “17 Adjustments You Can Make to Your Website  for Better Accessibility”

Dos and don’ts on designing for accessibility | Accessibility | Posters

Dos and don’ts on designing for accessibility Karwai Pun, 2 September 2016 — Design, User research Karwai Pun is an interaction designer currently working on Service Optimisation to make existing and new services better for our users. Karwai is part of an accessibility group at Home Office Digital, leading on autism, and has created these dosContinue reading “Dos and don’ts on designing for accessibility | Accessibility | Posters”