Accessibility summit: Integrating Accessibility Across devices

Last night I was lucky enough to have a slot speaking at the uber wonderful Accessibility Summit put on by Christopher Schmitt, Ari Stiles and Environments for Humans. Long time Twitter friend and online colleague Deborah Edwards-Onorio (@redcrew) took the time to capture some of what I presented along with a few pictures and Tweets… Continue Reading Accessibility summit: Integrating Accessibility Across devices

Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards 2011

I tweeted yesterday about the Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards (#vsa2011), a competition to get developers, designers and users together to come up with an idea for an application that can help older and disabled users: The Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards is a new contest to promote the development of IT applications designed to… Continue Reading Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards 2011

Use consistent text alternatives across desktop and mobile

Sounds obvious doesn’t it, keeping content consistent, but the devil is in the detail. When it comes to writing alt text teams rarely pool their work,  let alone have a considered approach to what is appropriate alternative text across websites and mobile. Screen reader users rely on ALT text to understand content and functionality. On desktop this… Continue Reading Use consistent text alternatives across desktop and mobile