Accessible Patterns From the Ground Up
Hello! I am Carie Fisher Sr. Accessibility Consultant Deque Systems
Let’s prep the soil...
Accessibility awareness
1,116,300,000+ or 15% of the world’s population self-identifies as having a disability
US Disability stats
$200,000,000,000 annual discretionary spending by people who identify as disabled + 65 and older in the US
More info on Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust
Planting the seed…
Accessible design
Accessibility Heuristics
UX design process
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Design Tools
Here comes the sun...
Accessible development
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Developer Tools
In full bloom…almost
Beware of weeds...
Accessibility testing
Types of accessibility testing
VoiceOver demo
Testing Tools
Digital inclusion
The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect. Tim Berners-Lee
Thanks! Any questions?