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. Animations are fun, but not for everyone

    Written by on August 14, 2013 in Development

    Our Best Practice of the Week (BPOW) looks at an often unknown area of accessibility: animations that have an adverse effect on a variety of people. Recent updates to CSS and JavaScript have made it really easy to implement fun, engaging animations on a web page. Be it CSS transitions or keyframes, or the latest jQuery SVG animation framework, one thing to keep in mind is your animation may make the user uncomfortable.