The Twitter fo iOS app added a panel for accessibility. To access the panel tap on the gear in your profile and then tap on “Settings”. Next tap on “Display and sound” and then you will be presented with this panel: Thank you Twitter for adding these options.
Here’s the sound a blind person hears when their screen reader reads your email aloud that only contains a graphical image announcing an event: “Image, Event announcement” Pro Tip: Don’t send email messages that have all the content in your super cool Photoshop/MSPaint graphic.
Here’s a free, hour-long talk that Derek Featherstone recently delivered at the CSS Developer Conference in New Orleans. When most people think about accessibility, they think about HTML as the foundation for accessibility. It makes perfect sense — strong semantic HTML has a huge impact on a visually impaired person using a screen reader. But,Continue reading “Derek Featherstone: CSS, Accessibility, and You”
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Last night I gave a presentation for an amazing group of web designers and developers in Portland, Oregon. I spoke about web accessibility, a long time passion of mine. My co-presenter was Winslow Parker from the Oregon Commission for the Blind who has been teaching screen reading and computer…
Jenn Schiffer shares her thoughts on why accessibility is important. Students who have taken my HTML Fundamentals (CTEC 122) class at Clark College are taught web accessibility and why it’s important from day one of class. I’m going to talk about accessibility. Not how to make your sites accessible, because there are plenty of resourcesContinue reading “Negativity Sandwich: Accessibility and Building a web for everyone because sometimes it’s not all about us”
On the October 13, 2013 episode of the legendary MacCast, Adam Christianson interviews Josh de Lioncourt, a blind Apple products user. Josh is part of the Maccessibility Network which focusses on accessibility of Apple products: Maccessibility is devoted to connecting, compiling, and providing easy access to the best resources for blind, visually impaired, and other disabilityContinue reading “Mac-cessibility Network: All Things Accessibility for Apple Products”