PDF Accessibility: Everything You Need to Know

PDF Accessibility: Everything You Need to Know

2013 is drawing to a close and we wanted to highlight some of the best posts on the Deque blog you may have missed. Earlier this year, Denis Boudreau published a popular four-part series on PDF Accessibility. We have rounded up all the posts here so you can catch up. Requirements for an Accessible PDF In the first post of the series, Denis lays out… Continue Reading PDF Accessibility: Everything You Need to Know

Good UX Design is Accessible

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User experience designers have been blogging about web accessibility lately, and some great posts have come across our feed. We've rounded up some the best posts talking about how user-friendly designs can be created with all users in mind. UX Bloggers make the case for web accessibility In Accessibility in UX Design: Takes From the Field, Libby Heasman describes how she advocates for the user in… Continue Reading Good UX Design is Accessible

Accessible Marketing for Content Creators

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Up next in our continuing series on accessible marketing, we look to our marketing and design partners at The Whole Brain Group. In this post, we shares their tips for creating accessible content. Follow #a11ymktg on Twitter to keep up with the content posted during the series.  Accessible Marketing for Content Creators by The Whole Brain Group Marketing with accessibility in mind isn't just about marketing… Continue Reading Accessible Marketing for Content Creators

London theatre highlights visual disabilities starring Christopher Eccleston

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The Royal Institute of Blind People (RNIB) recently created a unique theatre experience in London with actor Christopher Eccleston (of Doctor Who fame). The unique performance is performed in the dark, creating a sensory theatrical experience that highlights every sense except sight. "Now That You've Died" was written by award-winning author Patrick Ness and is directed by Hector Harkness and Kate Hargreaves. Read for RNIB… Continue Reading London theatre highlights visual disabilities starring Christopher Eccleston

Popular Site Mashable: Web Accessibility Matters

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Has your organization given much thought to web accessibility? Mashable, one of the leading websites for technology and digital news, recently featured an in-depth article about the many challenges that blind users may face while accessing the web. "Blind Community Fights for a More Accessible Web" makes a strong case for web accessibility and the many legal and technological implications. Meredith Ballard, a blind university… Continue Reading Popular Site Mashable: Web Accessibility Matters

August #a11ychat – PDF Accessibility Testing

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Get ready - #a11ychat will be back on August 19th from 4-5pm EDT.  Our August topic will be PDF Accessibility Testing.  We'll get into methodologies, tools used, approaches, and whatever else comes up.  Join the team for what is sure to be a lively discussion of PDF accessibility. If you're new to PDF accessibility... You might want to check out Denis Boudreau's 4-part blog series on… Continue Reading August #a11ychat – PDF Accessibility Testing

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