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Derek Featherstone: Web Accessibility (Webdagene 2013) Derek Featherstone: Web Accessibility (Webdagene 2013) Presentation Transcript

  • Why should that interface be accessible?
  • How would we make that accessible?
  • To whom should it be accessible?
  • • blind • low-vision • hearing • mobility/dexterity • cognitive • speech
  • erceivable perable nderstandable obust P O U R w3.org/WAI
  • P O U R Focuses on user needs, not technology.
  • Web Accessibility is a Design Tool
  • Derek Featherstone feather@simplyaccessible.com @feather
  • Accessibility is part of User Experience.
  • extremes extremes
  • Accessibility is not binary, all-or-nothing, black and white. We have every shade of grey in between. How you view this point frames everything that you learn and do about accessibility.
  • The checklist is a starting point, not an end point.
  • Just because something is compliant, doesn’t mean it will be easy to use.
  • How can we get beyond the checklist?
  • Great design, technical excellence, the right content and functionality.
  • Great design, technical excellence, the right content and functionality.
  • PRINCIPLE 1 Start with content
  • Content specific to people with disabilities?
  • PRINCIPLE 2 Move from what to why.
  • Overlapping Map Polygons: Non-visual access
  • Different method to get the same information (Fictitious) proposed boundary changes, City of Ottawa Does this change affect you? Use our Postal Code lookup: Postal code: Search
  • PRINCIPLE 3 Out of sight, out of mind.
  • GROUP CLOSELY RELATED ITEMS
  • Layout: Proximity for Low-vision users
  • Layout: Proximity for Low-vision users
  • Use layout to create the right "chunks"
  • Use layout to create the right "chunks"
  • PRINCIPLE 4 Design for Quick Consumption
  • Front-loaded content
  • USE HEADINGS FOR QUICK CONSUMPTION
  • PRINCIPLE 5 Keyboard.Keyboard.Keyboard.
  • PRINCIPLE 6 Design for forgetfulness.
  • Summary and Field-level errors
  • These principles help make better, more accessible designs for everyone.
  • simplyaccessible.com/newsletter
  • Derek Featherstone feather@simplyaccessible.com @feather
  • Accessibility consulting, strategy and assessments Accessible development and remediation services Training courses, workshops and conferences simplyaccessible.com feather@simplyaccessible.com @feather on twitter Derek Featherstone