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

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My @BristolJS slides - "You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!" #JavaScript #ARIA https://t.co/6draEiXt0S - Thanks it was fun!
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @suthen @MollyWattTalks getting a 404 not foundQA accessibility testing with VoiceOver on iOS by @saleem4rahman https://t.co/TRgAZ9qtD5 #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginInclusivity is a set of constraints that guide us to design robust user interfaces. 👌
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5/24
2017
When we design for disability, we all benefit https://t.co/rOHHRkQN8Z
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat 40 min video! Pragmatic accessibility advice for product managers, UX designers and devs by @rob_dodson https://t.co/jbsSFaBn9wLast year, every @Microsoft employee took training on Disability & Accessibility. We popped some of it online! Enjoy https://t.co/GosTNctmXu
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThks #html5 WG for accepting my recommendation to allow headings <h1>-<h6> inside <legend> elements. https://t.co/hZF5jAHjrn @stevefaulkner
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5/23
2017
Maintaining website accessibility for people with disabilities an ‘ongoing challenge’ @DACcessibility @DByDNews https://t.co/hbmfsADhh3
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5/22
2017
Yes, hire a Content Designer > “Why your design team should hire a writer” by @saitojohn https://t.co/9Fq4jaVuKq
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5/21
2017
An overview of PDF inaccessibility https://t.co/UTMLw3oFsO https://t.co/XNfL1FYNyu
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDoes your organization have an Accessibility Information Page? Orgs that do here: https://t.co/PoMOf3RfD1 Got additions? I'll add them #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis was an awesome conference! Highly recommend watching these talks on game accessibility. Thanks for sharing the… https://t.co/vXs3VvzhjF
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Accessibility is a team effort. Every person has a role to play" https://t.co/EUO3m1yVjm
5/20
2017
If you watch only one video on Accessibility this year let it be this. Then share it with your Product Owner.… https://t.co/nKOgG3xDxd
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSome thoughts on accessibility, the team & how we approach a11y at Slack. Happy #gaad! https://t.co/Nb7EPq1fBs
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSlides & Report Template from #AccessU2017 "Creating Accessibility Reports Designers & Developers Will Love" #a11y https://t.co/kZ9POQ92Ad
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWell done to past and present HMRC team mates, we won! 2017 Heroes of Accessibility - Knowbility https://t.co/WXlLq4SY6z
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5/19
2017
@jbuller @etheya @nonswearyphil @ermlikeyeah nope - that's the one. You've got it.If you have 20mins to spare, I recommend you watch the documentary “Inclusive”, an introduction to inclusive design. https://t.co/JLjOBRXjrB
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @jbuller @etheya @nonswearyphil @ermlikeyeah @abbott567 did me a run of the "If it's not accessible it's not done"… https://t.co/d7vR4OpjDo @etheya I'm on a train back to London. I can post you some stickers if you send me your detailsToday is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Here's what we mean when we talk about accessibility:… https://t.co/VnuOuZpbRH
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @abbott567 Quite a few went. Have lots left which I can hand out on my future travels @abbott567 Thanks for coming. And thanks so much for the stickers! @rem_ram Great article - thanks for sharing! Are you able to share your final draft of the checklist?10 Simple Things Writers Can Do To Improve Web Accessibility https://t.co/wEiSALOQzrToday is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Please follow #GAAD and #GAAD2017. A lot of great things are happening all over the world today
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“Web accessibility is everyone’s job” - embedding #a11y in the culture of Seamless by @rem_ram https://t.co/TgDv9pgd1W #GAAD
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5/18
2017
To #ARIA, the cause of, and solution to, all our #accessibility problems... on @WebAIM https://t.co/n3CjrvXQEm
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe Veil of Ignorance, a great post by @mrmrs_ https://t.co/C1S9d8Evxs #a11y #accessibility #vision #blind #disability #ux #design
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @knowbility who won the 'Institutional Achievement'?Video of my latest accessibility talk "Designing the Web for Senior Citizens" @ #JAMstackSF's #GAAD event yesterday: https://t.co/dLpC5VirYq
Retweeted by Alistair Duggincaptioned & audio described Apple videos on how people use their devices accessibility/software to live their lives. https://t.co/rsfDh7fflU
Retweeted by Alistair DugginICYMI Slides by @ermlikeyeah from yesterday's intro session https://t.co/ssrYwPBNlW https://t.co/DKUjFn0lD0
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin[New post] 5 Ways You Can Participate in Global Accessibility Awareness Day https://t.co/D4SpO0k9ZR #a11y #gaad @gbla11yday
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat piece from @katiedupere on Apple's accessibility efforts, for @gbla11yday https://t.co/DqVVhtAxKn #a11y #gaad
Retweeted by Alistair DugginNice primer for those unfamiliar with ARIA & what’s available: “Quick guide to the ARIA specifications” https://t.co/0aGoSxdFEz #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginReading @Github issues just got easier with a screen reader, now each comment has a heading! Example: https://t.co/xDbSxv4gR3 #win
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWhy not use the @a11ybytes video 'everyone is different' to start the conversation abt digital accessibility: https://t.co/taSTezJdBl #gaad
Retweeted by Alistair DugginApple has a bunch of new #a11y videos which highlight different ways in which people use their hardware & software: https://t.co/y2CNaFJmnv
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThese short @w3c_wai videos show the impact & benefits of web accessibility for everyone https://t.co/mDRhzRAgKs #a11y #GAAD
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFantastic stuff: "Accessibly labelling interactive elements”: https://t.co/bWxHtgtA0Y #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBBC #GAAD will be online in the UK https://t.co/eOy7pvMTbI https://t.co/UCPVoXegFb
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5/17
2017
Slides: London Web Standards; Making SVG accessible https://t.co/TQnuNbHioj from the talk by @LeonieWatson last night at @webstandards meet
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5/16
2017
Good read: Designing Voice Experiences https://t.co/TElLH4kH8c
Retweeted by Alistair DugginEveryone is Different! This great YouTube explains diversity of users: https://t.co/aV7xHh7xUF HT @dboudreau #a11y #hci
Retweeted by Alistair DugginRT @nancykawaja: Designing for disability! Thanks 4 sharing @eyeonaxs #a11y #inclusion #UDL #designthinking #edchat https://t.co/mEx2cYLd03
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSVG accessibility and SUX some user experience tonight at #lwsA11y presented @LeonieWatson and @thebillygregory https://t.co/ew07WP01nc Yay!
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe're bringing together different communities on 29th June to talk about how we can make things better together. Jo… https://t.co/g3Z9x1517m
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5/15
2017
Design patterns are still a thing many places don't have or understand why they should have them. I try to explain. https://t.co/SzPxndOvtU
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe Screen Curtain Bookmarklet allows the sighted to simulate blindness for screen reader testing on the web. https://t.co/Q1XutMpyaT
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5/14
2017
Building Accessibility Into IT Procurement https://t.co/u5ReWzOCG2
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFree web accessibility workshop in #Wellington for devs - private sector welcome @jkiss shows how to do #a11y 4 govt https://t.co/mYb04A5k4l
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5/12
2017
🎬 The Live, Online AccessU Summit is Next Week 🔥 Save 20% with code E4HNEWS! - https://t.co/V9XYy66CrN
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDigital exclusion is changing - it's not about your nan https://t.co/co8GbjPaOH
Retweeted by Alistair DugginTIL: Microsoft has an *incredible* corpus on inclusive design + accessibility.... https://t.co/2vvTt1vqHm by… https://t.co/emU7UKg9az
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSmart #Homes Are Game Changer for People With #Disabilities #inclusivetech #a11y #accessibility #ux https://t.co/PbKRBcT4R4
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5/11
2017
📢IBM Accessibility Checklist Version 7.0 https://t.co/iG6MYvr44c 👏
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5/10
2017
Two questions to ask until you're bored of your own voice: 1) "What's your riskiest assumption?" 2) "And so how are you testing it?"
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLive in London? Wanna see the #SUX talk I won't shut up about? Come hang with me and @LeonieWatson next week! https://t.co/UYP4cTTkBx
Retweeted by Alistair DugginQuestion: what companies, organisations, government bodies, educational entities etc use the #BBC #Mobile #Accessibility Guidelines? pls RT
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis slidedeck by @dugboticus on "#Accessibility for Content Designers" is outstanding: https://t.co/2HDHL8bBf4
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe worked with @HSBC_UK on developing the 1,500 talking cash machines it has now introduced across the UK: https://t.co/IAqJzJxsNC
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin📝 More interesting accessibility links. A list of interesting #a11y things around the web I enjoyed this year. https://t.co/JzNVCZXlPB
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5/9
2017
True for cognition, as it is for physical abilities: Change the design of the environment, not the person. https://t.co/RiVGo4zUZl
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFirst open water swim of the year in Hyde Park - gonna be cold!
5/8
2017
I spent the last 3 weeks preparing for a talk about #a11y and collected resources. Maybe it's useful for someone. 😉 https://t.co/eTebnHQ17G
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWeb Accessibility Tutorials Updated https://t.co/4aZTLIEP4t
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHere's @marcysutton presentation from this week on Automating Accessibility Testing & CI https://t.co/rasrpOc1OL #a11y #webdev #a11ychi
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSome context provided by @LeonieWatson What does accessibility supported mean? https://t.co/ywilRTtYad https://t.co/vnKYWTIywG
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWhen technology and education come together, possibility becomes reality. #MicrosoftEDU https://t.co/gEo8Volfr1
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5/6
2017
Hey! I made a video on color contrast and some great tools to help with it. Give it a look 😁 https://t.co/w8MO4B9VuC
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDesigning for disability: the businesses breaking down barriers https://t.co/bhctBPTgMx
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @adambsilver @USA2DAY this may also be of use https://t.co/jaJNobmLTA @adambsilver @USA2DAY https://t.co/CK0pLuN5Jv#AssistiveTech is part of me getting dressed, without my #toolkit I'd be very lost! Pls find 3 minutes to watch RT https://t.co/EzCjHEJd1Y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginIf anyone's interested in parliamentary data model stuff @silveroliver will be talking about fag packets next Tues https://t.co/LH6rzeRzIG
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFascinating documentary about stress - and the benefits of nutrition, exercise and mindfulness https://t.co/QfwH4Okr42
5/5
2017

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