Today, I’m gonna share a few tips so that you can make your website more accessible and inclusive to all. Basically, these are the low-hanging fruit that can instantly improve your website, giving you a starting point for making your sites more inclusive.
What’s the difference between accessible design and inclusive design?
Americans with disabilities are largely left out of the U.S. coronavirus response despite being uniquely affected by the disease, says Johns Hopkins epidemiologist and ophthalmologist Bonnielin Swenor
Many organizations view accessibility requirements grudgingly, as a costly way to avoid costlier lawsuits. Businesses and nonprofits with the best intentions can find themselves confused and overwhelmed as to where they should start.
Don’t follow the Domino’s model of fighting web accessibility in federal court. There are already standards in place that businesses can use.
It’s difficult to remember pain when you’re not feeling it, and harder still to imagine living with physical limits you don’t actually have. But all it takes is a brief stroll to see how badly designed the city is for those who are very young, old, short, heavy, frail, or in any way impaired.
My children’s school, restaurants, aisles and footpaths – I lose count of the times each day I think ‘that would be hard for him’
In typical buildings, accommodations for the visually or hearing impaired tend to be small and scattered: braille on signs and beside elevator buttons; flashing lights on fire alarms; guardrails abutting stairs or ramps. Since the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) established design requirements in 1990, these little touches have become commonplace, markers of the effort to universalize spaces that weren’t built to be universal.
A dedicated assisted travel lounge has opened at Birmingham New Street station in our latest effort for our Access for All Programme.
We live in a highly diverse world, each one of us constantly absorbing information differently. Why shouldn’t digital content reflect this?