Excluding non-binary people by design: How sign-up forms can lead to discrimination by Sarah L. Fossheim
Google allowed advertisers to exclude non-binary people from job and housing ads, which is the perfect example of how poorly thought-through forms can lead to discrimination against trans and non-binary folks.
Factsheet on Persons with Disabilities | Division for Inclusive Social Development (DISD)
Overview Around 15 per cent of the world's population, or estimated 1 billion people, live with disabilities. They are the world's largest minority. (WHO) This figure is increasing through population growth, medical advances and the ageing process, says the World Health Organization. (WHO)
FCC Chair's Awards for Advancement in Accessibility
The FCC Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA) recognize outstanding private and public-sector ventures – by individuals, organizations, academics, companies and government agencies – that advance accessibility for people with disabilities.
Federal Social Media Accessibility Toolkit Hackpad
The following contains the shared document for the development of the Social Media Policy Toolkit, a shared service of the Federal Social Media Community of Practice lead by teams including The Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.
ffoodd/a11y.css: This CSS file intends to warn developers about possible risks and mistakes that exist in HTML code. It can also be used to roughly evaluate a site's quality by simply including it as an external stylesheet.
This CSS file intends to warn developers about possible risks and mistakes that exist in HTML code. It can also be used to roughly evaluate a site&#39;s quality by simply including it as an ext...
The Louis Database of Accessible Materials is designed to help educators reduce the time and expense of acquiring braille, large print, audio, video and other accessible media for their K-12 students. Find accessible materials today.
Finger-Friendly Design: Ideal Mobile Touchscreen Target Sizes — Smashing Magazine
In darts, hitting the bulls-eye is harder to do than hitting any other part of the dartboard. This is because the bullseye is the smallest target. This same principle can also apply to touch targets on mobile devices. Smaller touch targets are harder for users to hit than larger ones.
First, do no harm: mistakes to avoid in creating accessible user experiences
Accessible design and development practices help us build inclusive experiences. But we can lose sight of the people we serve if we don’t steadily work to better understand our users. To create accessible experiences, avoid these mistakes.