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

Small Businesses Can’t Afford Website Accessibility ADA Lawsuits

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An ADA accessibility lawsuit for a website can be the kiss of death for a small online business, or startup. Accessibility advocates try to educate anyone considering owning a website for their business, but the reality is that most view accessibility as too expensive to implement, or is taken care of automatically by their theme, host, plugin, or widget. It’s a shock when they learn their website may be legally required to meet accessibility compliance. Most countries address equal rights…
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Coming Next: WCAG 2.2

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It is a myth that website accessibility is a once and done exercise. Similar to how SEO’s follow every Google algorithm update and chase the results to see what blew up, accessibility for websites and apps is also in a constant state of fluctuation. In other words, you can’t make a change in your code and think it will last forever. Computer devices change. Browsers change. Technology changes. Standards change. Rules, guidelines and laws change, in every state, province and…
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