1. Balance Awareness Week: iOS8 & vestibular disorders

    Written by on September 30, 2014 in Understanding accessibility

    Motion, parallax and animations on the web can actually make people feel nauseous, dizzy, or even give them a headache. For someone with Vestibular issues, the effect can be much worse, and considered painful even. As designers and developers, what can we do?

  2. Design & development: the yin & yang of web accessibility

    Written by on March 13, 2013 in Design, Development, Understanding accessibility

    Many people focus on just the development aspect of web accessibility. The truth is, a flawed design coded perfectly is just as bad as a brilliant design coded poorly. You need both aspects—design AND development—to truly succeed with accessibility.

  3. Speed vs accessibility

    Written by on September 23, 2010 in Development

    When it comes to crafting web sites, we often think of doing things that please search engines such as Google. This has the potential to lead us down a path where we think of Google first and users second. What happens when coding something for better optimization from Google’s perspective clashes with coding something that is better for people with disabilities?