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

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4 TED-Ed videos/leesons about mental health https://t.co/km4NdHPqQr https://t.co/14SOUwSDQI
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me” is available on iPlayer https://t.co/sIwYfKpu63 https://t.co/9aN2O35eh7We’re excited to announce AccessLint’s release in the GitHub Marketplace. Try it: https://t.co/jOfzVyU2Xq (it's fre… https://t.co/n8vsBF3qJZ
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat event tonight! Huge thanks to @alastc, @edwardhorsford, @tvararu , @RobLeQuesne, @BarclaysAccess and @mycleartext
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10/18
2017
Top tips for building accessibility into your digital system:1.Train the team. 2.Understand guidelines. 3.Test litt… https://t.co/ksClMu2iBu
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… https://t.co/DVHVAIIlY6
Retweeted by Alistair DugginReally looking forward to this evening London #Accessibility Meetup! https://t.co/7EUZJ0jkupSimpler, clearer, faster. Still. GOV.UK turns 5 today. #GOVUKis5 #smartergov https://t.co/e2GmEjgwHV
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10/17
2017
Sight loss isn’t black and white – we all see things differently. #HowISee https://t.co/am1tibAkJ9
Retweeted by Alistair DugginV.excited presenting my own @Channel4News Political Slot tonight at 7.55pm on British Sign Language. Tune in! #BSLhttps://t.co/nNwA30beJv
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin'Accessibility and the BBC News Front Page' by @cgreen118 and @Sareh88 at @a11ylondon https://t.co/rzabbt0YI8
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin'Yes - your site should be accessible. Lessons from building https://t.co/d6Qt26LKtQ' by @lc512k at @a11ylondon https://t.co/iQiQMDKuek
Retweeted by Alistair DugginVery excited to share captioned videos of last months London #Accessibility Meetup. Huge thanks to @BarclaysAccess https://t.co/11J8DEhzIi
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 https://t.co/3FNT0NqFnY
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10/16
2017
#WCAG2.1 success criteria fits Nielsen's 10 Usability Heuristics: #Usability and #Accessibility are intertwined https://t.co/XFSryvvCGx
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI posted on the @HODigital blog: how we store and share #userresearch to increase its value, inform better decision… https://t.co/XNpCmYDQQT
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“Nearly 80% of stations across the UK are not accessible to deaf, disabled and older people, say 55 campaigners” https://t.co/Ge6gQdUo8JBuilding Your Core Accessibility Team in 5 Steps by @dennisl https://t.co/6AdOIn2Htl #a11y #accessibility
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10/14
2017
UI design rule #1 for error messages: do everything you can to avoid displaying an error message https://t.co/ms5RcXVP3j
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHere is the deck @bentateart & I just used at #govcontent con for an “intro to #servicedesign for content designers”—https://t.co/dVI1xkaMWt
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10/13
2017
@boagworld great to meet you yesterday! Here is the accessibility guidance & our blog https://t.co/BahmwmrR59 and https://t.co/GTBRq2GtfUA guide to building a user-centric culture - brilliant! https://t.co/iYdLmSw9MPDragon NaturallySpeaking - Getting Started with Dragon https://t.co/B859KcJquM via @AXSChat #A11Y #Accessibility
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10/12
2017
@lolylena Thank you so much!Looking forward to presenting at the Government Content Conference this afternoon. https://t.co/eAeuzBiSKF
10/11
2017
It's #WorldMentalHealthDay. Here's how you can promote positive wellbeing and support dialogue about mental health: https://t.co/RcP2Y8PER8
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWonderful playlist - https://t.co/OVwZMIHRLd "Designing for disability" #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginProud to have worked on this. Make things open: it makes things better #racedisparityaudit https://t.co/P8EtLcdqXj
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin1 in 4 people experience mental health issues. We need to make services accessible to everyone… https://t.co/Gn45uy2W0V
Retweeted by Alistair DugginPlain Language Is for Everyone, Even Experts https://t.co/hKsWJYqWT0 "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” https://t.co/nqfd2f2Cgr
10/10
2017
Dyspraxia is poorly understood compared to its better-known cousins Dyslexia, ADHD and Asperger's syndrome https://t.co/vcmRKQMV83
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA complete guide to help you with planning and managing #govcontent to meet user needs: https://t.co/WBTQsoF6Ighttps://t.co/K5WgvSfTja
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI wrote something about the role of content strategy in digital transformation https://t.co/mqBKR8Z9VM
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… https://t.co/lojkPi7zDN
10/9
2017
MS design wisdom: “Solve for one, extend to many” and “Constraints are a beautiful thing” https://t.co/wTs7RosPVJhttps://t.co/IhfcocrTg1
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFree Digital Accessibility MOOC 9th Oct. 5 weeks AT plus mobile, docs, web & https://t.co/SoUU7yQdrd. Come & join us https://t.co/0BzklBmi7U
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe Inclusive Design 24 #ID24 schedule for 16 Nov is now available https://t.co/WvfnE4gg3n
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10/8
2017
Infusion now lets you annotate HTML with numbered highlights. https://t.co/k5q67AWWNW https://t.co/utlW5CPWnG
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat blog from the team @StormID - Discussing Digital Accessibility at Accessibility Scotland 2017 https://t.co/dZAZI9kP2k
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10/7
2017
As seen on last night's @BDAdyslexia webinar, Edge browser in next update will have "read aloud" feature with highl… https://t.co/BGeOVUzW41
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe've changed the @gdsteam design principles to be the government design principles https://t.co/8sWgB8IDuE
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! https://t.co/RcJEc14AIG
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA great guide to recognizing exclusion in AI by Inclusive Design @Microsoft. ❤️ https://t.co/2dqUbNjmZh
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10/6
2017
On accessibility: read the latest talking points around #a11y in @dugboticus's blog post: https://t.co/jSNsYv8EkN https://t.co/ivGRVtrPj0
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“The less an interface requires of its users, the more accessible it is.” – @sundress at #fronteers 💯💯💯 https://t.co/F3HcSj5aA3
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI made an accessibility showcase a few years ago that I still maintain, Accessibility Wins! The origin story:… https://t.co/ZjaHQ7wLxv
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“People with arthritis can't make the green man, they just don't want to go into town anymore.“ https://t.co/7KMa5PBi2YA comparison of TalkBack and VoiceOver screen reader software https://t.co/bmcPaEjIwZ"- A Civil Service that reflects the population we serve. - Targeted action to drive up representation of BAME & d… https://t.co/eps1pFBY7b"I am different – not defective"- @johnrobison on neurodiversity for @PsychToday https://t.co/srsNSLL2Wi
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10/5
2017
Only 5 tickets left. 145 out of 150 tickets gone! We 're looking forward to what is going to be another great event. https://t.co/G8rJFnHvIC
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHow to make your conference accessible and why you should care.https://t.co/PSjKx5z354 #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginVPAT® (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template) 2.0 is now available: https://t.co/OEjJmFW0TR More (343KB PDF): https://t.co/eWRSwuBeWB
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10/4
2017
That's 100 places taken in a day - very happy with that! 50 tickets left - please do spread the word. https://t.co/6coxZAA6wB"mixed-reality glasses that can make subtitles float on the stage, to help those with a hearing impairment." https://t.co/T18d9vw5QNTranslation and live subtitles in the classroom. #accessibility #a11y https://t.co/RsgVdADUKJ
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHow can you track the performance of content transformation? See how we’re measuring this for GOV.UK: #govcontent https://t.co/E4DKDDUmEp
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin93 RSVPs for Oct 17th London Accessibility Meetup. Sign up to learn about WCAG 2.1 and an accessible autocomplete https://t.co/7EUZJ0jkupUseful: Accessibility Statement Template https://t.co/Qk5x23tLC3 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: https://t.co/3NlUiYbzYE @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” https://t.co/2E4aeASsKQ 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… https://t.co/5kjed5KeSFGreat line-up for the next @a11ylondon https://t.co/tvDPzNFS86 With @alastc talking about the "Future Accessibi… https://t.co/WhTNlJUcD1
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 https://t.co/3NlUiYbzYEQuick! Get your tickets for the next @a11ylondon meetup! Tickets are going fast so get your space now! https://t.co/jVWRsajvGf
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! https://t.co/0RGpR7cXME https://t.co/Hissi9yPPU
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGet your place at October 17th London Acceesibility Meetup. RSVPs are now open https://t.co/7bHVOIm74n
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @Unuhinuii The event is not being live streamed but videos of the presentations will be published online.
10/3
2017
RSVPs open tomorrow at 10am for our October 17th meet up. Come and find out about WCAG 2.1 and the GDS Autocomplete https://t.co/7EUZJ0jkupI've been making a lot of #a11y stuff lately. Enjoy and share (thread) • Infusion (inclusive documentation builder): https://t.co/a12OpCqyRc
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10/2
2017
Just 2 days until the tickets for the next @a11ylondon meet up are released! Join the group now to get yours https://t.co/cnlE7GZ2YI
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10/1
2017

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