1. Accessibility: Why I got into this and why I’m still here

    Written by on February 25, 2016 in Business, Understanding accessibility

    My manager asked me to make the company’s website accessible to people with disabilities. And when I realized how artificial yet systemic the barriers were that prevented this website from being fully accessible, a lifetime accessibility zealot was born.

  2. Three common accessibility pitfalls for developers: colour contrast

    Written by on February 18, 2016 in Design, Development

    In the next installment of her “Accessibility pitfalls for developers” series, Julie takes a look at the second most common accessibility problem we see: colour contrast. Colour is most often a designer’s domain, so why a post about colour for developers? Well, the answer is as complex as the projects themselves.

  3. Supporting the keyboard for mobile

    Written by on February 11, 2016 in Development, UX

    Keyboard support means you have the freedom to use your hardware in the way that is most efficient and effective for you, which is really the whole point of inclusive design. But how do we get to keyboard accessibility for touch interfaces?

  4. Three common accessibility pitfalls for developers: text alternatives

    Written by on February 4, 2016 in Development

    What accessibility issues did we encounter most frequently last year? In this three-post series, Julie shares what she discovered. We start with the third most common pitfall: text alternatives for non-text content.