Perhaps the most difficult challenge in digital accessibility is making content and applications accessible for people with cognitive disabilities. While all people are different, and thus all people with disabilities are different, the nature of what is defined as a cognitive disability adds a dimension of uniqueness to the equation… Continue Reading W3C Publishes Cognitive Accessibility Task Force Publication
I have received announcements of two new websites this past week, both of which are related COVID-19 responses and resources, and both of which use one of the many “accessibility plugin/widget/add-on overlays”. Both new sites are promoted as “fully accessible” and of course neither are. One used a widget call… Continue Reading Accessibility Overlays – Make them stop!
About twenty years ago, I and a relatively small cast of characters began to follow a listserv from a new group calling itself WebAIM. It filled a void I was experiencing and I’ve been an enthusiastic supporter ever since. Like most of us at the time, I had come to… Continue Reading WebAIM is 20 years old