The Inclusive Design Guide can be applied to digital design as well as to the design of services, the built environment and physical products. It can be applied to processes like workshops, meetings, conferences, and even our daily interactions with one another. It can be used by anyone. The Guide is ever-evolving as we learn more about how to design inclusion into all that we do.
Protection of user privacy has special significance when developing accessible technologies since the individuals using these technologies are often the most vulnerable to the misuse of personal information. This content helps to reduce personal risk for consumers by providing best practice guidelines for the creation and application of individualized privacy policies that people can understand and express.
This QuickSheet provides a summary of key documents that can aid in understanding the disability market; providing reports, strategies, articles and other documents that present status, data, statistics, trends, and other aspects related to disability.
Using images in web sites automatically introduces accessibility issues for some people, who are unable to see them, but at the same it could be an accessibility facilitator for others. Read more about how to use images in web sites at their best potential, and how to make sure that they are accessible for all.
The book addresses key trends in technology and their relevance to forgotten populations. Example case studies include: iPad apps for cognitive therapy, increased utility of virtual worlds, the use of video games to improve patient adherence, support programs through mobile platforms, the rise of Web accessibility, and the impact of federal regulations on the digital marketplace.
Key Features of this book: (1) Learn about the societal and organizational benefits of making information technology accessible for people with disabilities; (2) Understand the interface guidelines, accessibility evaluation methods, and compliance monitoring techniques, needed to ensure accessible content and technology; (3) Understand the various laws and regulations that require accessible technology; (4) Learn from case studies of organizations that are successfully implementing accessibility in their technologies and digital content.
A clear, complete and concise handbook with practical examples for anyone designing, developing or creating iOS apps. Learn how Accessibility can make your app easier to use for everyone, more robust, and reach a wider audience. First of the kind resource for iOS.
This book guides you through: (1) The basics of including accessibility in design projects, including shortcuts for involving people with disabilities in your project and tips for comfortable interaction with people with disabilities; and (2) Details on accessibility in each phase of the user-centered design process (UCD) with examples of including accessibility in user group profiles, personas, and scenarios and guidance on evaluating for accessibility through heuristic evaluation, design walkthroughs, and screening techniques, etc.
You can’t always predict who will use your products, or what emotional state they’ll be in when they do. But by identifying stress cases and designing with compassion, you’ll create experiences that support more of your users, more of the time. Join Sara Wachter-Boettcher and Eric Meyer as they turn examples from more than a dozen sites and services into a set of principles you can apply right now.
Color is a powerful tool that affords seemingly endless design possibilities, but we often design with only one type of color vision in mind—our own. Make sure that accessibility and aesthetics go hand in hand with every design you create. Learn what color accessibility is (and why it matters); choose appropriate colors and implement testing; and snag a few key tips and tricks to get your color game plan together. You’ll become a better, more empathetic designer by discovering how other people see the world.
You make the web more inclusive for everyone, everywhere, when you design with accessibility in mind. Let Laura Kalbag guide you through the accessibility landscape: understand disability and impairment challenges; get a handle on important laws and guidelines; and learn how to plan for, evaluate, and test accessible design. Leverage tools and techniques like clear copywriting, well-structured IA, meaningful HTML, and thoughtful design, to create a solid set of best practices.