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

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Many thanks to @PennyMordauntMP for working to support the new #DisabilityConfident Passport & Toolkit… https://t.co/zcnLLmCNnQ
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWhen could we see WCAG 2.1 as a recommendation? As soon as June 2018. See the proposed timeline at https://t.co/SLfZJsnUgC #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDon’t miss EU veteran Ima Placencia presenting on current and future European legislation on #accessibility in 7 days #Funka2017
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSimplifying Content for People with Cognitive Disabilities https://t.co/TuJ2Tz8EKe via @IBMAccess #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGDS is looking for: Senior Accessibility Specialist https://t.co/iCxrRtOygW #job
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @MarcoInEnglish @davidbolter thank you!My big news: I’m moving to Sweden 🇸🇪 Your big news: you apply for Head of Front-end Development at @gdsteam? https://t.co/15oJ0heE5F
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLaunching a user research panel for GOV.UK by @katieminatie https://t.co/TtzYGbOaKH
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe Digital Capital of Europe - my blog on Tech Nation https://t.co/uolBtuCy4u #digital #technation #digitalinclusion
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin#AccessibilityWins - GOV.UK Focus Styles by @MarcySutton #a11y #KeyboardOnly https://t.co/m4LcpZXBKs
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLiterally, I’m excited about every single register GDS’ Data team creates – but UK gov’t orgs is especially useful: https://t.co/ps6hTqHxNN
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Our vision is that by creating services better aligned to real-life needs and issues, everyone’s experience of age… https://t.co/vwv1e7A8Dphttps://t.co/jpmL2uX8ad @karlgroves we'd love to have you talk at @gdsteam if you are in London
3/28
2017
Slides: CSUN17 – What Comes After WCAG 2.1? https://t.co/m1TtPtiSUi
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"How to Design and Develop in an Inclusive Way" by @MollyWattTalks "What we CAN do rather than what we can't do" 👍 https://t.co/IlHsN8x3GP
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHow Designing For Disabled People Is Giving Google An Edge https://t.co/gwBz7Vjj6j
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @MarcoInEnglish we've blogged about the issue here: https://t.co/vnTD3W39pd @MarcoInEnglish we've raised a bug about inputs being invisible when changing colour settings. Can it be fixed? https://t.co/OQdyHMBTLFWhy users change colours on websites, methods used, issues found and what ppl creating websites need to think about https://t.co/vnTD3W39pdNaming your service - a new approach to patterns https://t.co/AdqHDAjAho #govdesign #servicedesign
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWant to learn more about neurodiversity in the public sector? Why not join our mailing list? https://t.co/OfGdo06eao
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGood advice on hiring for greater diversity https://t.co/fMbaVMxvj6
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3/27
2017
Inclusive design points the way... #a11y https://t.co/TUdUzh9Eul
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWhy these new signs are appearing on disabled toilets https://t.co/vDtATZGH2t
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3/26
2017
I’ve written for the @gdsteam design notes blog, “Doing the hard work to make things open”: https://t.co/1xNDLRuCFR #govdesign #opensource
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis #a11y style guide is great! https://t.co/33GvwWHSlK
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWORLD Health Organisation release global priority research agenda for improving access to high-quality affordable A… https://t.co/IqmVm6WKlD
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLast day to register for #Funka2017 is TODAY! You will come, won’t you? https://t.co/TAeL5IVR28
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin#DigitalInclusion & the #DigitalDivide in Australia: read our White Paper on this crucial social inclusion issue… https://t.co/KAWovoyvSO
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"The number of errors found has increased 60% over the last 5 years – from an average of 25 errors in 2011 to 40 er… https://t.co/KwlxvSOaCX2014 report on self-assessments of New Zealand gov agency websites against Accessibility & Usability Standards https://t.co/AvUYTzk7kGRT this far and wide: No automated accessibility testing tool can return a valid or accurate judgment of whether your website is accessible.
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3/24
2017
New blog post: Users aren't fraudulent https://t.co/YnExWhg9aA
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin7 solutions for creating more accessible SVGs https://t.co/VPcbu2KdLO #svg #a11y #webdev
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin3 Principles of inclusive design: -Recognize exclusion -Learn from diversity -Solve for one. Extend to many… https://t.co/hgZYvf31FJ
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe new @GOVUK taxonomy is officially in beta! #govcontent https://t.co/TTQOGs4Ym9
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSlides from last night's talk "YES! your site can (and should) be accessible" at #LWSA11y17 Thank you @webstandards! https://t.co/g8lzAtDZ8x
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA friendly overview of the potential new Graphics Contrast criteria for WCAG 2.1, and request for examples: https://t.co/XGsXHrKbkI
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3/23
2017
@pollyrt Thank you! Fixed
3/22
2017
#AXSchat video - Aurélien Levy @goetsu CEO of @temesis. French company working on digital #accessibility & quality. https://t.co/ocy5Oespl4
Retweeted by Alistair DugginJust released ~ Using aXe for automated accessibility testing 🔍 https://t.co/CFIXKDOCBY
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLearn about web accessibility with me and @rob_dodson! Choose your flavour: course https://t.co/wAAjocJ4k8 or docs https://t.co/N05pRSfVNf 🤓
Retweeted by Alistair DugginMy slides from my accessibility talk at @gdsteam yesterday are now posted. cc @dugboticus https://t.co/K4IKYkwE2Yhttps://t.co/kpjRuyVW4e
Retweeted by Alistair DugginProfessional Web #A11y Auditing Made Easy – a new online course developed by Ryerson University https://t.co/cM8DH0wRdC @ChangSchool
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3/21
2017
Failing in the USA...failing in the #UK...Why? #a11y needs a better #business value prop than compliance #etail #web https://t.co/zxQpC2yEQW
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3/20
2017
5 Tips to Improve Mobile Accessibility https://t.co/h5UQezSp7R https://t.co/RLX04PWH3O
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAccessibility Business Case: Spending your money intelligently https://t.co/lTQFn9DbqX
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3/19
2017
An in-depth look into toggle buttons. The first post of my new blog: https://t.co/WoYrXiMqy1 https://t.co/Sdcm4Zgf5S
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"When we make things easier for the diverse, we also tend to to make things easier for everyone else." @JamieKnightRead this if you care about usability! It is excellent in so many ways. Thank you, @JamieKnight. #a11y https://t.co/y1WJenKgi5
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin📢 I have started a new thing! It's a blog called Inclusive Components. Follow @inclusicomps. First post/component coming soon...
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBrilliant video explains the social model of disability - people are disabled by the environment not by impairment https://t.co/UPBfb1VDP0We're delighted to have Paul Smyth @pa79smyth @PennyMordauntMP and @MollyWattTalks speaking at ATEC London 6th June… https://t.co/fs2IrRfI8O
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDisability passports - how it works in the Civil Service https://t.co/finyhwcGYH
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin'The problem is never the impairment, the problems are the barriers that many don't want to face' - @Evenbreak #ATEHack
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI've just posted an article about developing an autistic identity and what i have learnt along the way. https://t.co/MXrWKWb3yB (pls RT!)
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Accessibility isn’t crazy voodoo magic... you can easily pick up the skills necessary to make your content accessi… https://t.co/DFfieWoMf7 @cjforms so sorry to hear this. Sending you hugs and positive thoughts and wishing you a very speedy recovery!
3/18
2017
'Accessibility must be part of the design process, not a box ticking exercise' - @ianhamilton_ talking to GDS about… https://t.co/KNWvdTKptm
Retweeted by Alistair DugginEveryone must read this excellent article on accessibility APIs by @LeonieWatson and @chaals https://t.co/ZhVWoos30k
Retweeted by Alistair DugginZoomText - Getting Started with ZoomText: https://t.co/JtQE1ygxrb via @AXSChat #A11Y #Accessibility
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Good forms create good experiences" https://t.co/yjEoJET9DW
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3/16
2017
Accessibility tree? Find out more: 1 https://t.co/W5SUL2yKB9 2 https://t.co/AEbNiGfW0r 3 https://t.co/NudjoLWm2u 4 https://t.co/abRrPta3i0
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin'This is for everyone' - @louiseamymiller on how focusing on accessibility makes things better for all users… https://t.co/KTdpohOv0x
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @jsutt @webaim I work hard to inspire people to care more about accessibility - a different kind of inspiration to what you mentionA different way to look at WCAG - step-by-step approach to include WCAG success criteria in the development process https://t.co/ixrhAcilk2"Nothing motivates people to make things accessible as well as inspiration." @webaim https://t.co/jaNleiaRTbHierarchy for Motivating Accessibility Change: the things that best motivate ppl to implement accessibility @webaim https://t.co/EgAvy99f0rThis is the most powerful statement anyone has ever shared with me during testing. Do you agree? This is why our w… https://t.co/dvSzfAwij5
Retweeted by Alistair DugginOne of the many reasons to publish content as HTML rather than PDF is the ability to translate content in another l… https://t.co/z3p4RHirD0App helping people with nonverbal difficulties to communicate https://t.co/4ko9CpMYTi #a11y #hero
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @adambsilver sorry - hadn't seen it. Will forward it to Leonie and publish the comment with a response.Listening to @Klepas talk about the development of the @DTA UI-Kit at Front End Canberra - live at… https://t.co/BuIIwRWg58
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin7 web accessibility myths https://t.co/f9PC47BXV2
3/15
2017
Nick Beese: Working with sign language/English interpreters https://t.co/kNBaYOw1js https://t.co/9Lu9wfuOuG
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWCAG 2.1 – What challenges face #accessibility auditors? https://t.co/ZSbd3jQ6L3
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWorld Wide Web (not Wealthy Western Web), that @brucel on why the web is for all of us... https://t.co/z3LhfOZtQT
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDisability statistics - key demographic characteristics of ppl with disabilities in the EU HT @NeilMilliken https://t.co/XYUNrGqA5F
3/14
2017

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