Text Splitting Causes Screen Reader Problems – Axess Lab

I am a screen reader user, and I am annoyed! I repeatedly encounter the same problem on websites. It’s about text splitting up. Let me share my agony with you! … The solution: role=”text” We had a similar problem on our site with headings, but the solution I used will work for links as well.Continue reading “Text Splitting Causes Screen Reader Problems – Axess Lab”

Colorblind-friendly ‘Uno’ cards

In the game of Uno, knowing the color of a card is just as important as knowing its number, which means some colorblind players can be at a serious disadvantage. But now Mattel is fixing that — the company just announced a new accessible version of Uno, made with ColorADD cards. For the new version of the classic card game,Continue reading “Colorblind-friendly ‘Uno’ cards”

Accessibility and me: Marian Foley | Accessibility

This blog [post] by Marian Foley is the first in a series of blog posts about people with access needs. The aim of the series is to raise awareness of the different ways people access websites, common issues faced and what designers and developers can do to remove the issues. Marian Foley, content designer andContinue reading “Accessibility and me: Marian Foley | Accessibility”

How a Simple Browser Add-On is Changing the Way Visually Impaired People Use the Web | GOOD

Depict, a crowd-sourced image description tool that could change the experience of the browsing the web for the blind and visually impaired. The tool works in two parts—a browser extension for blind users that provides user-created descriptions of images around the Internet, and a website for sighted users to provide those requested descriptions. If aContinue reading “How a Simple Browser Add-On is Changing the Way Visually Impaired People Use the Web | GOOD”