Sessions

Martine Dowden
Michael Dowden
Accessibility Basics [Half-Day Workshop]
Martine Dowden; Michael Dowden

If you ever use the elevator, subtitles to watch that cat video during a boring meeting, or tabbed through a form, you have used an accessibility feature. As a community we understand that accessibility is necessary but when it comes to implementation, we often fall short. This hands on workshop i

Room: Belmont
Topics: User Experience;
Tags: Accessibility; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Web

Gianugo Rabellino
Demystifying accessibility
Gianugo Rabellino

The software industry has been struggling with accessibility for a long time. We have collectively failed as an industry to create inclusive systems, frameworks and components that address the needs of everybody, creating artificial barriers that prevent people of all abilities to be successful with

Room: Actor's Theater
Topics: Application Development
Tags: Accessibility

Sarah Higley
A case study in accessibility
Sarah Higley

So you've already had someone tell you to add alt text to images and label your form fields. Maybe you know enough to style focus states and define a good heading structure. Accessibility should be within reach, but the only problem is that you're no longer only asked to mark up static content or fo

Room: Park Suite
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Accessibility; JavaScript; Web

Elizabeth Gray
Introduction to Accessibility
Elizabeth Gray

Sometimes Accessibility can be tough to wrap your head around, but it is becoming clearer every day just how important it is and how much it can benefit everyone. In this session, we will explore some basics of Accessibility, information resources, and tools that can help you be an Accessibility all

Room: Adueduct
Topics: User Experience;
Tags: Accessibility; Design (UI/UX/CSS)

Fen Slattery
Grow your own digital accessibility process
Fen Slattery

Roughly 1 in 5 people around the world live with a disability, and legal actions against inaccessible websites are becoming more and more common. Unless you work for or with a government, though, it's unlikely that your organization thinks about accessibility as much as it should. Oftentimes, team m

Room: Adueduct
Topics: User Experience
Tags: Accessibility

Martine Dowden
Tables have their place, now let’s make them fit
Martine Dowden

Tables have gotten a bad reputation over the years. Historically, we used them for layout, a practice thoroughly frowned upon today. When responsive and fluid layouts came into the scene, they proved difficult to work with. As a result, we have shied away from them but it doesn’t have to be this way

Room: Oaks
Topics: User Experience;
Tags: Accessibility; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Web

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