As technology users, we expect our phones, computers, and software to adjust to our needs. But this hasn’t always been the case. Raising the Floor, an ambitious project was kicked off a decade ago to ensure every experience adapted to the specific needs of every user.

Their mission was easy…

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1990. This fundamentally changed how we designed spaces and created inclusive experiences. However, the law came before the Internet and designing for digital experiences. As our designs and technology have evolved, so have the guidelines for making them inclusive.

The…

When it comes to accessibility and inclusive design, we tend to focus on specific abilities and conditions. For instance, using colors with adequate color contrast for people who have low-vision or in less-than ideal lighting situations. But inclusive design requires more than an awareness of different disabilities and appropriate design…

I recently gave a presentation for Maxability about color contrast. This is a complex topic and could never be fully covered in one hour. …

Paris Web is one of the greatest developer conferences in the world. Accessibility has been a core part of the conference and speakers from around the globe have delivered impactful presentations. The following is a set accessibility-related videos published by Paris Web. Most of these are presented in French.

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Ted Drake

Intuit’s Global Accessibility Leader

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