Accessibility Brew August 17, 2021

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The following may be of interest: Web Accessibility for the Human Experience: When We Can Help – “Adding web accessibility best practices testing to your websites and mobile apps offers new opportunities to understand digital product experiences. We are challenged — as marketers, writers, designers, and developers — to observe people because our work focuses on meeting their needs.” COGNITIVE ACCESSIBILITY COMMUNITY GROUP – “The mission of the community group is to support the Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task…
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Accessibility Supportive Resources Updates

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The following are updates to the Bottom Drawer.

Mentors On Tap Video Chat with Kim Krause Berg on Accessibility

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“Kim is the preeminent authority on anything to do with usability and accessibility. If she doesn’t know the answer, she’ll find it and I assure you, having done a little bit of digging into it, she’ll find it a lot faster than I will because it’s not an easily grasped area of expertise by any means.” — “Doc”

Popular Confusing Accessibility Design Stuff

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Certain issues or problems come up in either accessibility audits, testing or discussions with accessibility people. Here are some recent additions to the Bottom Drawer but put here for fast finding. Audio tracks for videos confuse people. Do we need captions? Transcripts? A separate audio track? Read Audio Description of Visual Information When a screen reader announces sections, what does this mean? I put this into the ARIA folder of the Bottom Drawer – When and how to use the…
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Website Reminders

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Insight into why the copyright year is important for authenticity. And working links too!

A New Fun Video and Amazing Article on Color and Sound

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Recent additions to the Bottom Drawer include: Webbed Brief is a funny new video series that teaches and makes you laugh at the same time. Find it in Videos Converting visual design principles into their audio counterparts is amazing. Care to color sound? Find in Usabilitiy and User Experience Follow the updates to accessibility guidelines and laws for Canada and the UK in Global Accessibility Laws