How to satisfy accessibility criteria with UX copywriting
As a UX designer, I’m often asked to work on a small UX copy. To write button text, link text, headings with thoughtful consideration of the users.
Disability at Work
A substantial restriction in the capacity of the person to carry on a profession, business or occupation in the Irish State or to participate in social or cultural life in the Irish State by reason of an enduring physical, sensory, mental health or intellectual impairment.
Jan - Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on job accommodations and disability employment issues.
Inclusion at Work
A Framework for Building a Disability-Inclusive Organization
Diversity in the Workplace
Eye-Opening Interviews to Jumpstart Conversations about Identity, Privilege, and Bias
An inclusive, accessible Microsoft 365
Microsoft 365 provides best-in-class apps and powerful cloud services with accessibility built-in. Designed to meet the needs of people around the globe with different abilities, the features within the Microsoft 365 apps ensure everyone can create, communicate, and collaborate on any device.
Diversity Has to Be More Than Just a Hashtag
A discussion about diversity and inclusion at work
11 Incredibly Powerful Ways To Nurture Inclusion At The Workplace
There is no diversity without inclusion.
Why Is Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace Important?
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is more than policies, programs, or headcounts. Equitable employers outpace their competitors by respecting the unique needs, perspectives and potential of all their team members.
What's the different between diversity, inclusion, and equity?
Diversity. Inclusion. Equity. DEI. These words and the issues they point to loom large in tech. It’s hard to go a week without reading an article about a company touting its dedication to diversity while another is called out for tolerating oppressive comments and workplace practices.
11 Books To Read If You Want To Be A More Inclusive Leader
In order for people to do their best work, they must feel able to be their true selves among their colleagues.
4 reasons why hiring disabled workers is good for business
The pandemic has hit the disabilities community particularly hard. This founder of a startup that makes software more accessible warns that’s a major loss for your innovation.
The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) is a free resource that helps employers tap the benefits of disability diversity by educating public- and private-sector organizations on ways to build inclusive workplace cultures.
Disability inclusion at work - What it is and why it matters
Disability inclusion at work is about more than hiring people with disabilities. An inclusive workplace values all employees for their strengths.
15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
A diverse workforce, in terms of age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientations, gender, gender identity, and national origin brings diverse viewpoints and perspectives to the company.
U.S. Access Boards
This document contains scoping and technical requirements for accessibility to buildings and facilities by individuals with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.
Rivet Design System
Rivet is Indiana University’s design system. A collection of code and visual assets used to create patterns across software titles, Rivet makes it easier to build and maintain consistent user interfaces. Rivet is a focused set of front end UI components, as well as a place for documenting good UX, accessibility, and design practices.
Inclusive Design for Products
Inclusive Design for Products shows you how to embed accessibility into your software development lifecycle to turn it into a user-centred, inclusive design process that will help you efficiently deliver accessibility for all your digital products.
Agile Accessibility Handbook
Agile Accessibility Handbook outlines the steps organizations can take to capture this market, avoid risk, maintain agility, and close the accessibility gap.
Understand the realities of modern web accessibility and what considerations should be made to include everyone. There are hundreds of millions of people who are being left out every single day on the web due to disability or circumstance.
What Tumblr Taught Me About Accessibility
As someone who was a teenager during its peak, Tumblr has had an undeniable influence on my life. Like many people my age, my first exposure to the concepts of 'accessibility' and 'ableism' was through Tumblr.
USWDS - The United States Web Design System
A design system for the federal government. We make it easier to build accessible, mobile-friendly government websites.
GOV.UK Design System
Design your service using GOV.UK styles, components and patterns.
Online Accessibility Toolkit
Everyone has a role to play in creating accessible online solutions.
A simple, modular and accessible component library that gives you the building blocks you need to build your React applications
Lion is an ideal fundament with accessible components for building a Design System.
Lightning Design System
SLDS is a living open-source design system. Our UX team rolls out new UI updates with every release, expanding the design possibilities while keeping existing applications up to date and running seamlessly.
Get practical guidelines for making your website accessible to people with disabilities.
Building For Everyone
Establishing diverse and inclusive organizations is an economic imperative for every industry.
Taking a no-motion-first approach to animations
Animations help to breathe life into interactive experiences. Animations, especially when overused and abused, can make people very ill.
Designing for the autistic community
Product design principles that will improve usability for everyone.
Building Socially-Inclusive Design Systems
Building Socially-Inclusive Design Systems by Tatiana Mac
A modern dictionary about us. We define our words, but they don't define us. Self-Defined seeks to provide more inclusive, holistic, and fluid definitions to reflect the diverse perspectives of the modern world.
Why your brain loves closed captioning
Captioning has its limitations. It can really wreck a great punchline or suspenseful twist, making it ill-suited to anything that relies on surprise. It can be irritating when it's poorly executed and riddled with errors. Yet for many of us, it's a welcome enhancement regardless of our hearing ability.
The Legal Case - Why Your Kiosk Should be Accessible
Why should you consider kiosk accessibility in your kiosk project? One reason to make a kiosk accessible to serve a larger group of customers and users. Another reason to work kiosk accessibility into a project is to avoid litigation and costly settlements.
What’s your accessibility mantra?
What’s your accessibility mantra? Has it changed over time? How does that reflect your evolution as a professional?
The UX Collective Accessibility Newsletter
If you’re not sure what accessibility is, it’s the idea that everyone should have access to the products that we create. Physical ability, neurological or mental ability, geographic location, socioeconomic status are all factors we should consider when creating products for all—it is a critical backbone of human-centred inclusive design.
WCAG - Accessible colour and contrast ratios
An overview of contrast ratios, what you need to look out for, and how to comply with WCAG requirements
Designing a focus style
Focus is important. It tells us what element we’re currently focusing on. Most developers suggest keeping the default focus style.
Active, Hover, and Focus States for Designers
It can be helpful to understand these concepts and their differences during both the design and development process.