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Designing for users of screen readers.

Title: Dos and don’ts on designing for accessibility Context: If only there were some clear and simple accessibility design guidelines in poster form. Problem. Solved. Synopsis: Most designers worth their salt know the basics of how to design accessible web

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Title: How Gallaudet University’s Architects Are Redefining Deaf Space Context: The language of design has to speak to people of all abilities in order to be considered complete. Synopsis: There is a universally accepted belief that accessible design is diminished

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It takes all kinds of users

Title: 7 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about Accessibility Context: Accessibility isn’t just a good idea, it’s the law. Seriously. Synopsis: You’ve just finished a many month-long redesign of a huge UI overhaul. You spent sleepless nights agonizing over

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Title: Accessibility Wins Context: Everyone is supposed to design with accessibility in mind. Here are the few and far between that actually do so. Best Bit: “Sadly, with accessibility so much of the conversation is about what was done wrong.”

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Accessibility: It’s not just a good idea, it’s the law… via

Daily ShowImage credit: madrigals, "Daily Show", September 13, 2006, Flickr

How The Daily Show uses accessibility features to help write comedy. via

Blind PersonImage credit: Eddie~S, "Blind Person", June 2, 2009, Flickr

Title: What To Do When You Meet A Sighted Person Context: Bringing the need for accessibility home one smart-ass, sarcastic blog post at a time. Synopsis: The problem with sighted people is that they have sight but do not always

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If a good designer needs to have empathy to be a good designer than any designer who watches this and doesn’t feel horrible isn’t a good designer. via