Heidi Laidler, Media Access Australia’s User Experience Designer, gave a recent talk about how to test for accessibility at a ‘Hack 4 Good’ event attended by web professionals from around the country. Discover the top tips for accessibility from a user experience point of view, in this captivating podcast article.
Automatic accessibility checking tools are useful to broadly identify problems and start developing a plan to fix them, yet engaging human experts throughout the process is important to achieve the best results. Here are five great reasons why manual testing by accessibility professionals, alongside automatic tools, is necessary to ensure that your digital communications, websites and apps are as accessible as possible.
A new European research study from Forrester Research has confirmed that many employees who are Deaf, blind, vision, hearing or cognitive impaired, or who have a physical disability, find it harder to participate productively in workplaces that are not digitally accessible. However, making a workplace accessible benefits everyone.