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Head of Accessibility @gdsteam. Front-end developer. Accessibility and usability advocate. Long distance triathlete. @a11yLondon organiser

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@HiLilyWilliams #CampDigital conf will have (as always) a healthy slug of inclusive design and accessibility talks… https://t.co/DTMHQ5PnZ6
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @HiLilyWilliams We’re planning monthly London Accessibility Meetups https://t.co/N8JlVbbHthAnyone know of any Accessibility Events / Conferences coming up in 2018 :) #A11y #accessibility #UX
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLooking to get some insight into the usage of automated accessibility testing tools? Which ones do you use and why?Only 12 places left for the Dec 19 London Accessibility Meetup. Come and learn about the @Microsoft 's amazing acce… https://t.co/UxXlo2FKKb
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI’ve been Open Source Lead at GDS for a year now. I’ve written about what I’ve done and learned: https://t.co/5ZgYrZpJIl
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI'm going to be awfully biased here, but if you say you care about users, do yourself a favor and watch this amazin… https://t.co/d9WXauEhSp
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAll the talk videos of the Inclusive Design day are live now: https://t.co/M1CrqQrHPi #accessibility #inclusivedesign
Retweeted by Alistair DugginIn today’s article, @marcysutton explains that while automated tests for accessibility are no substitute for regula… https://t.co/0iN6WFe2M9
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12/13
2017
Making <mark>, <s>, <del>, and <ins> work better for screen readers, print, Windows High Contrast Mode, etc: https://t.co/FIVTzGMM0r
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAn in-depth overview of everything you need to know about WCAG 2.1 https://t.co/eStfi92Hpw
12/12
2017
@s_foreshew_cain @LivNeal @gilest And the brilliant @HODigital accessibility posters :)250 people from 37 countries have joined the international #govdesign community. Find out more about the community… https://t.co/KUOF4XYE7c
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @benaldo Doh! Damned those typos
12/11
2017
A look back over some of GDS's achievements in 20170 - very proud of our accessibility work and influences https://t.co/Oc9zIGjsAG“explores user needs for ppl with cognitive or learning disabilities & identifies where additional web content auth… https://t.co/3bXNYHz0UA
12/10
2017
ARIA Widget Checklist: For Screen Reader Testing https://t.co/kX0cc4F6mG by @BryanEGaraventa
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA fascinating case study - making the United Airlines website accessible https://t.co/JkPKRwRQzd
12/9
2017
In today’s article, @csskarma discusses the impact that preventing text resizing on your sites has on mobile commut… https://t.co/6AezOqsbZR
Retweeted by Alistair DugginNew post from me on how and why we @HODigital made a video that explains to participants the purpose and process of… https://t.co/AZjLGrmmWb
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBrilliant overview of latest draft of WCAG 2.1 - contains all the proposed new Success Criteria summarized in plain… https://t.co/CIMLE05jC0Automatically creating an _accessible_ color palette from any color? Sure! Letting users choose any theme color ope… https://t.co/TDm8Hv4YOm
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12/8
2017
Good news for Cdns with disabilities – new program will help fund innovative #AssistiveTechnology https://t.co/N7YFFc9T2j
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGDS' Accessibility and me series has excellent real life portrayals of diverse user needs. Here is the latest one a… https://t.co/mjPkjujzHd
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat #a11y #PWD Post @MSFTEnable shares Microsoft welcomes UK Government plans, announcement of global summit t… https://t.co/RA1H1aEKNb
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWeb Accessibility: What You Say vs. What I Hear - https://t.co/d40u7LLsaF Great stuff here about prioritizing and humanizing accessibility.
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"WCAG 2.1 adds new success crtiteria to expand coverage users of mobile devices, people with cognitive or learning… https://t.co/HXL46tXuRv"I want our platforms to be accessible, easy to use and effective, and we are achieving that at the same time as re… https://t.co/cbMyJ1zdtPIn today’s article, @melaniersumner and @endangeredmassa illustrate some core best practices that developers can ta… https://t.co/2eDbfatsnM
Retweeted by Alistair DugginOnly 29 places remaining and 12 days to go, don't give up the chance to enjoy a great evening @a11ylondon reserve y… https://t.co/liIG9q8JdF
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDelighted to be day 7 in the #contentstrategyadvent calendar. If you want to find out more about #accessibility, ch… https://t.co/aMC2fcz6uu
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFrom my work with organisations implementing accessibility, this is how I recommend using guidelines:… https://t.co/4QRIjAvIPe
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDay 7: Automating Your Accessibility Tests by Seren Davies @ninjanails https://t.co/J3GyDbgFIZ
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis event will "sell out".... sign up and join the London #accessibility crowd for a fun end of year night out. G… https://t.co/OwYYjc9f4v
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12/7
2017
@dboudreau gives us a prospective sense of where we’re headed with Artificial intelligence (AI), and what this mean… https://t.co/EZEpTEiByq
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFantastic primer on cognitive accessibility, it is not a dark art! https://t.co/U4Mhn8c3Mn
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12/6
2017
ESPN Web Accessibility Guide https://t.co/x2ebahXc5g Great to see! #web #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginRead the latest post in our Accessibility and Me series. We talk to Robert Martin to find out more about living wit… https://t.co/TN8YE91x8bRegistration is open for the Dec 19th London #Accessibility Meetup with talks about assistive technology from… https://t.co/DlXjEy8Ruk
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12/5
2017
We've just released details of the Dec 19th London #Accessibility Meetup - with talks on assistive technology by… https://t.co/aWYRWM3hOf
Retweeted by Alistair Dugginhttps://t.co/3j7hJKQe97 by @rob_dodson Pragmatic Accessibility: A how-to Guide for Teams. https://t.co/wARZNXPblE
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFor those who missed it: The slides of my talk "Accessibility testing tools and workflow": https://t.co/chFujW2Ujbhttps://t.co/BzSNa9eanI
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis thread is everything. Read it all! Then let’s work together to make a difference. #IDPWD17 #Disabilitieshttps://t.co/B2NUQvKxCn
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12/4
2017
Day 3: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines—for People Who Haven't Read Them by Alan Dalton @realalandalton https://t.co/iPQx5UP4rF
Retweeted by Alistair DugginInclusive coding project for kids with vision impairment https://t.co/Rw0fed9dgi via @MSFTEnable
Retweeted by Alistair DugginVideos from a11yclub: Talks from Heydon Pickering, Laura Kalbag, and Detlev Fischer https://t.co/HZQGJQAyDv #webdesign #webdev #a11y
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12/3
2017
Still a great discount throughout Dec and Jan, plus we’ve just added the excellent @dugboticus #CampDigital https://t.co/yXCSGyXeGu
Retweeted by Alistair DugginReally looking forward to speaking and attending Camp Digital 2018! https://t.co/qCmEDxYVqu
12/2
2017
"Microsoft believes that technology can play a critical role in removing barriers and empowering people with disabi… https://t.co/OhxsPdkr8R
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat article by @pmbepey on his first impressions of Microsoft’s awesome Seeing AI app https://t.co/jOAKNybr64https://t.co/usO7hkbthr
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe article series 24 Accessibility begins with an article by @cariefisher - approaching our digital work with an “… https://t.co/WNWXDeZwFV
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12/1
2017
Chris Packham wants better education for children with autism - BBC News https://t.co/yKcNCpSbc1
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe Government's plan to support more disabled people must now lead to swift and meaningful action to tackle the di… https://t.co/PD2YZSYBzw
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFrom @guardian today: @PennyMordaunt champions disability rights as she announces UK's first global disability sum… https://t.co/iUBWT2Rrkg
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe are hiring senior user researchers at @gdsteam. You get to work on difficult problems in agile teams with wonder… https://t.co/q3vKRR4cDa
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat opportunity to work on some exciting projects that really matter! https://t.co/54wO3IG0eWA step-by-step journey that shows users all the things they need to do - and in what order - to achieve the thing t… https://t.co/fJ5MYZE50T
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11/30
2017
The G-Cloud 9 framework has been extended so that we can continue to improve and meet more user needs. We're aiming… https://t.co/NBSJekOV04
Retweeted by Alistair DugginIntroduction to Voiceover on iOS from @rob_dodson at Google Chrome Developers with special mention of… https://t.co/IKJIlT5Ies
Retweeted by Alistair DugginInteraction designers - we're hiring at GDS. Closing date 10 Dec. https://t.co/QHr6KOLtqH https://t.co/uaIHBanN7q
Retweeted by Alistair DugginNever forget 'applying accessibility techniques to an unusable site is like putting lipstick on a pig. No matter ho… https://t.co/CLmLgzAcOP
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWebAIM’s November Newsletter - https://t.co/BQ3LQMuGGP Featuring @laurakalbag, @RodriguezCommaJ, @ericwbailey, @paciellogroup, @MarkLapole
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11/29
2017
We’re excited to announce several new options for using WAVE for site-wide accessibility testing - https://t.co/YxgBAlJK4S
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAgeing society named as 1 of 4 grand challenges in new U.K. Industrial strategy | The Independent https://t.co/hcbqEpUInk
Retweeted by Alistair DugginMy latest blog on disability inclusion in @UKCivilService covers initiatives on job carving and guidance around sta… https://t.co/altkYLzSEb
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11/28
2017
Next week we're running a meetup @gdsteam on Design for Healthcare. Sign up on meetup – https://t.co/n4DHYk6i2p https://t.co/kLpQS46w77
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe're looking for an Senior Accessibility Engineer to join @gdsteam Is it you? Do you have the experience & expert… https://t.co/FcgcKlkJWCMonday morning inspiration, videos from A11y Club, talks from @heydonworks, @laurakalbag, and @wcagtest https://t.co/mM26J1eD2o #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“The British branch of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) was launched at the Tech… https://t.co/CSNrgwJnYp
11/27
2017
Universities are considering working together to share #accessibility reviews of vendor products after frequently n… https://t.co/kW9sRkMp1b
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis talk by @LeonieWatson explores the past, present, and future of voice interaction design; and considers how to… https://t.co/GFOBsf3Ast
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11/26
2017
Our new research reveals 3 million disabled people in the United Kingdom are chronically lonely, saying they always… https://t.co/feXqOQsWwz
Retweeted by Alistair DugginIs "voice first" the future of interaction? If so, it needs to be integrated from the ground-up. @nngroup explains:… https://t.co/FJ2XzdRKHR
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11/25
2017
The @BBC is sharing their accessibility journey with us at our event #TechSharePro. Amazing that in 1979 they launc… https://t.co/IQxssI6v3Q
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @fjordaan @MicrosoftDesign We have the posters up in the @gdsteam empathy bar - along with assistive tech, visual i… https://t.co/GxvplnEuTs
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA great post from @dugboticus on accessible service design. “We want to ensure that there are no barriers that migh… https://t.co/08SuZpfr4y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAfter another amazing #a11yLondon we’re heading to #TechSharePro at the @IBM Southbank - if you’re coming then make… https://t.co/ejJ8QZFeOs
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHuge thanks to @krwpn @Rodgermegan & @simcastillo for a great talk and for creating and sharing these brilliant acc… https://t.co/1EFrcdnN5p
Retweeted by Alistair DugginStarting a little mini-series on different kinds of assistive technologies. Up first, mobile screen readers! https://t.co/Y5Mg7HZJM6
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11/23
2017

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