Crayons Down! Accessibility for UX is More than Contrast

Session Category Theming, Design, & Usability Audience Intermediate

More and more teams are discussing how their work impacts the overall accessibility of a project. Time and again UX teams focus a lot of their energy on colors - which is important but only a fraction of the UX journey. Dear UXers - there is SO MUCH MORE you can do!

In this talk we’ll leave the colors at the door and talk through the top 15 things that UX team members can do to bake accessibility into every stage of the projects lifecycle. Come away with a better understanding of how to produce accessible deliverables that set your team up for success.

About the Speaker

Speaker(s)

Donna Bungard

Project Manager at FFW

Strafford

Donna has taken her years of experience, writing skills and her love of accessibility, and channeled her energies to help clients reach their customers. With a multi-faceted focus on accessibility, project management, and content strategy, she makes it her mission to empower clients to speak effectively to their entire target market.

Donna has her CPACC certification from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals, and leverages that knowledge to help businesses see how accessibility is practical, cost-effective and can be “just what we do.” And, with the entire audience able to take in the content, her passion for the written word helps businesses optimize their content to speak to, not at, their audience (and to search engines too). Donna is a goal-driven, passionate individual who enjoys professional growth by helping others achieve their goals.