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

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Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me” is available on iPlayer’re excited to announce AccessLint’s release in the GitHub Marketplace. Try it: (it's fre…
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat event tonight! Huge thanks to @alastc, @edwardhorsford, @tvararu , @RobLeQuesne, @BarclaysAccess and @mycleartext
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Top tips for building accessibility into your digital system:1.Train the team. 2.Understand guidelines. 3.Test litt…
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“The goal is not technical accessibility. The goal is something that is usable by as many people as possible.” — @dugboticus @a11ylondon
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBlown away by @gdsteam case study on building an accessible autocomplete. Much-needed! #a11yLondon thank you…
Retweeted by Alistair DugginReally looking forward to this evening London #Accessibility Meetup!, clearer, faster. Still. GOV.UK turns 5 today. #GOVUKis5 #smartergov
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Sight loss isn’t black and white – we all see things differently. #HowISee
Retweeted by Alistair DugginV.excited presenting my own @Channel4News Political Slot tonight at 7.55pm on British Sign Language. Tune in! #BSL
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin'Accessibility and the BBC News Front Page' by @cgreen118 and @Sareh88 at @a11ylondon
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin'Yes - your site should be accessible. Lessons from building' by @lc512k at @a11ylondon
Retweeted by Alistair DugginVery excited to share captioned videos of last months London #Accessibility Meetup. Huge thanks to @BarclaysAccess
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @gdsteam Renew your passport. Calculate your holiday entitlement. @gdsteam Renew your car tax. Tell DVLA your've sold, transferred or bought a vehicle. Register to vote.The eyes have it: how technology allows you to speak when all you can do is blink
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#WCAG2.1 success criteria fits Nielsen's 10 Usability Heuristics: #Usability and #Accessibility are intertwined
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI posted on the @HODigital blog: how we store and share #userresearch to increase its value, inform better decision…
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“Nearly 80% of stations across the UK are not accessible to deaf, disabled and older people, say 55 campaigners” Your Core Accessibility Team in 5 Steps by @dennisl #a11y #accessibility
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UI design rule #1 for error messages: do everything you can to avoid displaying an error message
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHere is the deck @bentateart & I just used at #govcontent con for an “intro to #servicedesign for content designers”—
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@boagworld great to meet you yesterday! Here is the accessibility guidance & our blog and guide to building a user-centric culture - brilliant! NaturallySpeaking - Getting Started with Dragon via @AXSChat #A11Y #Accessibility
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@lolylena Thank you so much!Looking forward to presenting at the Government Content Conference this afternoon.
It's #WorldMentalHealthDay. Here's how you can promote positive wellbeing and support dialogue about mental health:
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWonderful playlist - "Designing for disability" #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginProud to have worked on this. Make things open: it makes things better #racedisparityaudit
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin1 in 4 people experience mental health issues. We need to make services accessible to everyone…
Retweeted by Alistair DugginPlain Language Is for Everyone, Even Experts "Plain language is even more important online than in person."
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“my job is to work with my teammates to understand the problems ppl are facing, design solutions & measure success”
Dyspraxia is poorly understood compared to its better-known cousins Dyslexia, ADHD and Asperger's syndrome
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA complete guide to help you with planning and managing #govcontent to meet user needs:
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI wrote something about the role of content strategy in digital transformation
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWCAG 2.1: The final list of candidate Success Criteria is here. What's new and how to submit comments (by 10 Octobe…
MS design wisdom: “Solve for one, extend to many” and “Constraints are a beautiful thing”
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFree Digital Accessibility MOOC 9th Oct. 5 weeks AT plus mobile, docs, web & Come & join us
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe Inclusive Design 24 #ID24 schedule for 16 Nov is now available
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Infusion now lets you annotate HTML with numbered highlights.
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat blog from the team @StormID - Discussing Digital Accessibility at Accessibility Scotland 2017
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As seen on last night's @BDAdyslexia webinar, Edge browser in next update will have "read aloud" feature with highl…
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe've changed the @gdsteam design principles to be the government design principles
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHappy World Cerebral Palsy Day! 💚 My body may not work properly but that hasn't stopped me living life to the full!
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA great guide to recognizing exclusion in AI by Inclusive Design @Microsoft. ❤️
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On accessibility: read the latest talking points around #a11y in @dugboticus's blog post:
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“The less an interface requires of its users, the more accessible it is.” – @sundress at #fronteers 💯💯💯
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI made an accessibility showcase a few years ago that I still maintain, Accessibility Wins! The origin story:…
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“People with arthritis can't make the green man, they just don't want to go into town anymore.“ comparison of TalkBack and VoiceOver screen reader software"- A Civil Service that reflects the population we serve. - Targeted action to drive up representation of BAME & d…"I am different – not defective"- @johnrobison on neurodiversity for @PsychToday
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Only 5 tickets left. 145 out of 150 tickets gone! We 're looking forward to what is going to be another great event.
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHow to make your conference accessible and why you should care. #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginVPAT® (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template) 2.0 is now available: More (343KB PDF):
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That's 100 places taken in a day - very happy with that! 50 tickets left - please do spread the word."mixed-reality glasses that can make subtitles float on the stage, to help those with a hearing impairment." and live subtitles in the classroom. #accessibility #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHow can you track the performance of content transformation? See how we’re measuring this for GOV.UK: #govcontent
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin93 RSVPs for Oct 17th London Accessibility Meetup. Sign up to learn about WCAG 2.1 and an accessible autocomplete Accessibility Statement Template HT @mgifford #a11y #wcag
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @RachelShenton The event is in London on the afternoon of 31st October. This is a what happened at the last event: @RachelShenton I'm organising our next accessibility event. Would you be up for speaking about and screening your film?“Text descriptions and emotion rich images” For “the vibrant, emotion rich images that provide […] atmosphere.”
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThese accessibility postcards from @mike_crabb are brilliant. Can you design for... Vision, Communication, Cognitiv… line-up for the next @a11ylondon With @alastc talking about the "Future Accessibi…
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @LyndonBorrow @gdsteam @WFDPresident Thanks for pointing that out - we've update the post and have removed the term.New on the @gdsteam Accessibility Blog - a write up of the 4th cross government accessibility meetup! Get your tickets for the next @a11ylondon meetup! Tickets are going fast so get your space now!
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @robinwhittleton Fixed. Thanks for letting me know! @robinwhittleton You're right. Not acceptable. Looking into this!Registration now open for the London Accessibility Meet-up Oct 17th, go go go!
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGet your place at October 17th London Acceesibility Meetup. RSVPs are now open
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @Unuhinuii The event is not being live streamed but videos of the presentations will be published online.
RSVPs open tomorrow at 10am for our October 17th meet up. Come and find out about WCAG 2.1 and the GDS Autocomplete've been making a lot of #a11y stuff lately. Enjoy and share (thread) • Infusion (inclusive documentation builder):
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Just 2 days until the tickets for the next @a11ylondon meet up are released! Join the group now to get yours
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