Accessibility 101 @ Webmontag Frankfurt Ignite, 2010-03-01

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At Webmontag Frankfurt I spoke about accessibility and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead of us.

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Accessibility 101 @ Webmontag Frankfurt Ignite, 2010-03-01

  1. 1. Eric Eggert, yatil.de, Global Ignite Week (Frankfurt), 2010-03-01 Accessibility
  2. 2. (Almost.) Everyone here is disabled. (Or will be at some time.)
  3. 3. “People need not be limited by physical handicaps as long as they are not disabled in spirit.”
  4. 4. different input mechanisms & different output mechanisms
  5. 5. We don’t need special websites for people with special requirements.
  6. 6. Accessible websites help everyone.
  7. 7. Have you ever forgotten to buy new batteries for your mouse?
  8. 8. Designing for our future selves.
  9. 9. 1998 2008 14-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+ 0 25 50 75 100
  10. 10. Making great websites is fun.
  11. 11. The web enables people to do things beyond their abilities.
  12. 12. Thank you!
  13. 13. Images ••Slide 3 & 4: http://epicwinftw.com/2010/01/29/stephen-hawking-lego/ ••Slide 5: Trackball: http://www.vowiki.at/index.php?title=Bild:Infogriptrackball.jpg • http://www.assistiveware.com/videos.php ••Slide 7: http://www.flickr.com/photos/karola/4017466586/in/photostream/ (Karola Riegler) • http://www.bizeps.or.at/oegsvideo.php?nr=9593 (ÖGS video still image) • http://www.ted.com/talks/temple_grandin_the_world_needs_all_kinds_of_minds.html (TED video) • http://live.gnome.org/Orca (Orca screen reader) ••Slide 8: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yatil/galleries/72157623414493993/ by @ScreenOrigami ••Slide 10: http://failblog.org/2008/09/05/ramp-fail/ (Failblog) • http://accessibility-fail.dreamwidth.org/1101.html (found at accessibility-fail.dreamwidth.org)
  14. 14. Images ••Slide 11: http://www.hauptbahnhof-wien.at/ ••Slide 12 & 13: http://www.ted.com/talks/temple_grandin_the_world_needs_all_kinds_of_minds.html ••Slide 15: http://www.apple.com/magicmouse/ ••Slide 20: http://thereifixedit.com/2009/08/16/epic-kludge-photo-santas-towing-service/

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