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

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Missed last month's London #Accessibility Meetup? Videos of the presentation, with captions are now up on the… https://t.co/Ja9MCdLt9X
Retweeted by Alistair DugginMissed last month's London #Accessibility Meetup? Videos of the presentation, with captions are now up on the… https://t.co/Ja9MCdLt9X
4/22
2018
This article is awesome. “Context is everything.” My best alt text advice: close your eyes. Imagine the image were… https://t.co/nuQ9y0UNjl
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @MrRossMullen Thanks for this! Had seen a setting for contributions which I’m going to enable - but hadn’t read up on it. @Martin_Jordan I’m working with transcripts rather than the auto-captions. YouTube provides a really nice tool for… https://t.co/qiBZR8Dx5IYouTube provides some really helpful tools. https://t.co/M2O2YF0GJ5Learning lots about captioning videos, by captioning lots of videos.
4/21
2018
"Accessibility has to be part of out culture, it has to be our lense to innovation, it's how we help everyone achie… https://t.co/WClutUvciZ"Accessibility: (noun) the qualities that make an experience open to all" https://t.co/PqgmY3muYUInaccessibilty of CAPTCHA 2: https://t.co/0GkyFVwWnP Editor's Draft #accessibility #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWhat to expect in the year ahead for #Windows10 accessibility https://t.co/JXs1Z7Si1w
Retweeted by Alistair DugginVoice recognition systems and #a11y. Just the beginning... https://t.co/bzzIPL9PxL
Retweeted by Alistair DugginMore added! "Upcoming Web Accessibility Events, Spring 2018" https://t.co/vsPOlFWyhB #a11y #events
Retweeted by Alistair DugginRegister for the @paciellogroup April 25th webinar "Research with People with Disabilities"… https://t.co/sWFxrYTXFg
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Ask senders to send content that's accessible" - drive the change you need in your organisation using Outlook Mail… https://t.co/6f6McaiP2I
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLast chance! Only 40 minutes left. Registration closes at 5pm. https://t.co/hm6g1EeYi6
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDon't miss the chance to attend Monday's Accessibility Meetup. Registration closes 5pm today. We have 2 case studie… https://t.co/hen9Lx7bB0
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4/20
2018
How to create and verify PDF accessibility with Acrobat Pro: https://t.co/FQqyvPxL8a ☜ great tutorial from Adobe. #a11y #pdf #acrobat
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin98 people signed up so far. Let's get to 100 people by the end of the day! Registration closes on Friday. Please re… https://t.co/sio8QMm9to
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @HeedTheNeed @accessibleweb We're hoping that the new https://t.co/HvzB42GvCK design system will have a big impact https://t.co/Kgu5HuFcFL
4/18
2018
Webinar: An Introduction to #ScreenReaders, May 17 1PM EST: https://t.co/aA77mwaEUj https://t.co/ADODzGj2Ga from… https://t.co/Y3pimb4Teq
Retweeted by Alistair DugginRegistration closes on Friday. Don't miss out - it's going to be a good one with 2 fascinating case studies… https://t.co/upuS1ICVeW
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4/17
2018
📢@teachaccess is awarding grants to develop accessibility course materials https://t.co/bsQ5c6LLZX
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA great write up of last month’s Meetup - with detailed notes about @ianhamilton_’s “Accessibility in Gaming” and… https://t.co/UiWAThAnRi
Retweeted by Alistair DugginMaking the @UKCivilService the UK's most #inclusive employer is one of my top priorities. Nominate an inspiring per… https://t.co/FC8IEdypeh
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @a11ylondon @gdsteam @craftui @heydonworks @adactio This month's London Accessibility Meetup should be of interest… https://t.co/CalNBv96XuInterested in pattern libraries and making components accessible? Find out about the new https://t.co/3oVTeNevX8 De… https://t.co/k57Y1x34cz
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"A good analogy is to think of a testing tool as like using a spellchecker. It can certainly help you pick up issue… https://t.co/xzhS8NPu9I
Retweeted by Alistair Dugginthinking about putting together a thing where people who care about accessibility audit, triage, raise awareness an… https://t.co/U245ZJd5Kf
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4/16
2018
“Accessibility Scanner is a tool that suggests accessibility improvements for Android apps without requiring techni… https://t.co/uXG80Gbt5K
4/15
2018
Washington State University Launches Online Training for Web Accessibility https://t.co/6sX584Zhs9 #A11y #CRPD #WCAG
Retweeted by Alistair DugginNext Tuesday we welcome our friend @AtifChoudhury #CEO of #Diversity & #Ability @DnA_matters to #axschat. We discu… https://t.co/6ujZpbP46A
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @jennylayfluffy @Microsoft Great to meet you Jenny! Hope you have a good journey back.Our research shows that people with a #learningdisability need more time, communication and clearer information. Le… https://t.co/nON7YNZh9U
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4/14
2018
"One of the most common problems when designing for accessibility is knowing what needs you should design for. It’s… https://t.co/0d4Ch24Kuh
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDisability Rights UK discusses the challenges that people with learning disabilities can experience around managing… https://t.co/La5VMqL11D
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Letting users interact with content in their preferred way will enhance the user experience, and can really help w… https://t.co/6Ygcct7mgJ
4/13
2018
@marcysutton @a11ysea Amazing! :)One of many exciting things that happened today! It’s been a great day https://t.co/wO0LSjw2Mm @mgifford @drupalassoc Thanks for the feedback! Something to consider @mgifford @drupalassoc Have you seen are user profiles? https://t.co/abRRHxSqeq @partiallyblind Great to see you too!Just released jest-axe, which allows you to use aXe (accessibility tool) in Jest ♿️🔨 https://t.co/pgdlN5YtSq cc… https://t.co/PYC2uOqVmA
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDesign, building and testing of #a11y digital interfaces and services with 2 case studies from UK Government.… https://t.co/P2SOAy5ltp
Retweeted by Alistair DugginRegistration is open for April 23rd's Accessibility Meetup. Find out how @HODigital approached making the Passport… https://t.co/1wHEaX5n3p
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"building an accessible culture means not that teams are made to build accessible products, but that they want to"… https://t.co/amIorIkfgA
Retweeted by Alistair DugginNew blog post: Introducing the #Accessibility Inspector in the #Firefox Developer Tools, #a11y #webdevhttps://t.co/hJr21F6PeW
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4/12
2018
Accessibility means making things for everyone, and requires everyone on the team to contribute. Here’s a write-up… https://t.co/qPDLwguGW2
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAnother call for our work with @publicpolicylab on mapping mental health design patterns. If you are involved in de… https://t.co/Cjzm606N42
Retweeted by Alistair DugginNew article on a WCAG 2.1 development from our Sensei @RavenAlly: Improving web navigation for speech recognition u… https://t.co/o501JERTPk
Retweeted by Alistair DugginInspiring article on how #Parkinsons disease can affect touch control on mobile devices and how easily and effectiv… https://t.co/lv8riPtiG1
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHow to Create Inclusive, Accessible Content (Nerdery) https://t.co/tzIbpYtwz6 #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHad fun delivering today’s #uxwebinar on #a11yHeuristics. If you attended, lemme know your thoughts! Also, here’s a… https://t.co/P3wRCXOhmA
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWCAG 2.1: Success Criteria for Cognitive Disabilities (The Paciello Group) https://t.co/5qQWoKKiRD #a11y
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4/11
2018
Great pleasure to meet Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer @jennylayfluffy today with @dugboticus and… https://t.co/TaRVKSNMS6
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“Good [accessible] design happens when you view your design from many different perspectives, or lenses.” https://t.co/WHlkbuRRnu
4/10
2018
Attended an accessibility workshop today by @dugboticus @accessibleweb Here are some of the things I learnt... [T… https://t.co/OQQm57qQIc
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBeautiful people of #FITCtoronto! Here are the resources from my talk on #accessible product design:… https://t.co/kIZFpJexa0
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“Without empathy, the WCAG is just a list of tedious requirements instead of a resourceful guide to help you create… https://t.co/pnJNrJtpFT
4/9
2018
Bridging the gap between #policy and #servicedesign - great blog from @DWP's @mariecheungsays on developing… https://t.co/BxPTPOHaiq
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Everyday equality is achievable, but the voices of 14million disabled people must no longer be ignored. If we work… https://t.co/dwbUwLCrIV
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin1. 👏 Hire someone that’s good at HTML and CSS to build components independent of JS frameworks 👏 2. Plug components… https://t.co/Na4M14hmYy
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis guide to creating #accessible developer tools, by @Noopkat, is excellent. The state of dev tool accessibility… https://t.co/nnwiP9cr05
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4/8
2018
Why is progressive enhancement the best way to build websites? This brilliant talk by @adactio, which should be req… https://t.co/793LRuB40h“we have to defend the web for everybody. It’s our job to keep it accessible and usable for all.” A fantastic, must… https://t.co/NL4dPHrk6w
4/7
2018
My favorite definition of inclusive design via Susan Goltsman: "It doesn't mean you're designing one thing for all… https://t.co/eTbgM6kSWe
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4/6
2018
A new survey has found that 40% of #councils are failing to make their sites fully usable for millions of people wi… https://t.co/6eSbkgRgqz
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4/5
2018
Introducing ColorBlindSim: a progressive web app for simulating color blindness right in your browser. https://t.co/nV3Xsvet1m
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI have written about how our thinking about services has evolved on the @gdsteam blog. What do we mean when we talk… https://t.co/z7vIqXDdbv
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSix years ago today we released the GDS Design Principles. Following principles 5 + 10, iteration and making them o… https://t.co/2VacKO7x6t
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4/4
2018
“Content design is an approach to help produce user-centred, evidence-based content” https://t.co/W0YB8V3aTc🤔Wondering how users of screen readers such as 🦈JAWS interact with HTML/ARIA and how it is supported? Wonder no mor… https://t.co/9tOpPn3Y4x
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWhy is it never the ‘right’ time for service design? I wrote about why we have a timing issue and how we can over… https://t.co/WCd39GRwuu
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe’re starting a new mailing list and public show and tell session for anyone who wants to know more about what we’… https://t.co/JPvfXFNfZo
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis quote really resonates with me today .. "Exclusion can happen by not recognizing our own biases within our des… https://t.co/fXmxxdASY2
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“Use the new Accessibility pane to inspect the accessibility properties of an element, and inspect the contrast rat… https://t.co/gJSFdIyFW8Great talk by @JamieKnight about "Cognitive Accessibility" at @a11ylondon last month. You should watch it and learn… https://t.co/fHki9183Xb
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4/3
2018
“Design systems are the perfect vehicle for your company’s accessibility efforts because they provide so much found… https://t.co/EGsxHs3NFO
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4/2
2018
Updating the analysis of what works (and what doesn't) on #GCloud - looking at #SaaS vendors statements on Accessib… https://t.co/XNuQ5G1d5y
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3/30
2018

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