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

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“A lot of time can be lost arguing over what the ‘correct’ interpretation of WCAG 2.0 is. These range from ‘least e… https://t.co/LWMfyROn8ANew post: WCAG 2.1 Now A W3C Recommendation https://t.co/XS401lvxGG with upcoming talk, quick list of criteria, fur… https://t.co/IKWaKj6WFP
Retweeted by Alistair DugginMissed a London Accessibility Meetup? Head over to our YouTube Channel for all our talks from September 17 to May 18 https://t.co/YX29gekZ8v
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHuge thanks to @AndyMSUK and @abracabadger for 2 brilliant talks at last nights London Accessibility Meetup and to… https://t.co/meLUVaQryM
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6/19
2018
Interesting talk from Abi Roper @IncaProject about designing for users with aphasia. Adapting your language is cr… https://t.co/AWdok124Qw
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBack at #a11yLondon to hear @abracabadger talk about all the great work done at @cityuni_hcid on designing for peop… https://t.co/mJOHSPdgBD
Retweeted by Alistair DugginFascinating talk from @abracabadger about #Apasia! Would recommend the posters - https://t.co/cAjp35Tb3n. Will be l… https://t.co/EgAf4ez8gj
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAwesome talk this evening at @a11ylondon from @AndyMSUK, sharing the many tools and approaches the BBC use to make… https://t.co/xOmQrtNcSh
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6/18
2018
Watch 3 talks from last month's London Accessibility Meetup on the @a11yLondon YouTube channel: https://t.co/bRqMXL7zKr #a11y
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6/17
2018
Were hiring two senior frontend developers: https://t.co/GImVCwZKQf https://t.co/mVhUeBDukB If you're interested… https://t.co/bDOtYoFwPd
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6/16
2018
Slides from my #uxscot talk on Designing UX-Friendly Accessibility Products are available on Slideshare! #a11y https://t.co/sEjVOwKDHc
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAn interesting article looking at the issue of dexterity and hand tremor in operating mobile phone. How can we desi… https://t.co/MzmnISEtxh
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @overflowhidden Thanks - yes, slides are here: https://t.co/AMoW7SgNkdThe slides of my 'A four-part accessible design strategy' talk are also available https://t.co/3EV6IqQVZHA video of my accessibility talk from May's brilliant #CampDigital is online https://t.co/9LUOMtDtMERegistration closes at 5pm today - don't miss out! Find out how the BBC iPlayer's web team approach accessibility.… https://t.co/4iR5eXBsD9
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAn inspiring example of how technology can truly empower everyone. With tools like the Immersive Reader, millions o… https://t.co/EfYvrxdtfB
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWhat’s new in WCAG 2.1? - here's what you need to know about how to meet the new Success Criteria (hint - it's not… https://t.co/e6yNNPtW6W
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6/15
2018
“9. Be usable by everyone, equally The service must be usable by everyone who needs to use it, regardless of their… https://t.co/6o9X1oCEzUThank you everyone who came to our @uxscotland today. As promised here's the slide deck and list of resources we've… https://t.co/fhzuA0Fx10
Retweeted by Alistair DugginYou might have noticed that #WCAG was updated recently, if you have some familiarity with 2.0 and would like a prac… https://t.co/XnkysE8gZP
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThere’s a feedback loop with interactions that are important to understand - particularly with respect to… https://t.co/PvQjllvdC0
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6/14
2018
Can't quite remember all the amazing takeaways from #CampDigital? Refresh your memory - the videos are live! https://t.co/6oD0cT2Wt7
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHere's your monthly reminder that your visitors are not statistics but actual people. https://t.co/gkKIUsssTL
Retweeted by Alistair DugginIt is great that @bulbenergy have published their Inclusive Design Audit report by @heydonworks at… https://t.co/zKqZyPyzJj
Retweeted by Alistair DugginInnovation is found at the edges & by engaging people that can’t or have difficulty using your current design — tha… https://t.co/AFLtv6PFwo
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6/13
2018
@JuliannaRowsell It’s a great way to get people engaged, raise awareness and enable people to identify potential ba… https://t.co/8uZmTR8w1a“We presented to 250 children ranging in age from 5 to 11. We broke the talk down into 4 of the main access need ar… https://t.co/cjuJFvlaDNWe're hosting our first ever *open* show and tell on service design in government on the 22nd of June where we'll b… https://t.co/5rgaBgvGVd
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin✨ Super excited to launch this one! Join us and meet @LeonieWatson, @raulde, @sonniesedge, @dugboticus and lots of… https://t.co/IBlFF4J1TI
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis is your regular reminder that this guide to not doing shit presentations exists https://t.co/Y9qZbD98O4 courte… https://t.co/4p7j5kOU74
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWatch the talks from last month's London Accessibility Meetup on our YouTube channel @MollyWattTalks @openforaccesshttps://t.co/X9rvuWY7hW
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6/12
2018
@A11YChi @deconspray Here's a video of the team giving a presentation about designing, building and testing the aut… https://t.co/VaobPl6XEzTalking about the https://t.co/ww5pjH2smz Design System and accessible components @a11ylondon. It’s a great event -… https://t.co/qQ9h76pOa8
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAttention! The WCAG 2.1 is now published, at https://t.co/BCyDoFIj41. It doesn't replace 2.0, but adds new criteri… https://t.co/j0acGcRb85
Retweeted by Alistair DugginInspiring afternoon learning more about accessibility @gdsteam at a workshop with @dugboticus and @accessibleweb Lo… https://t.co/AaNlAJjrN3
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe've just published @AliceNoakes @edwardhorsford and Alex Jurubita's brilliant talk about building accessibilty co… https://t.co/EJkyQ5XsmK
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6/11
2018
Losing sleep because you're still trying to better understand the WCAG 2.1 revisions? Me too!! Thanks to the… https://t.co/VmYFKo29To
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“This document is a gap analysis and roadmap for the state of accessibility for people with learning and cognitive… https://t.co/Z3Brfao5SD
6/8
2018
Applications are open for our summer design internships! To find out what it's like to work here and for informatio… https://t.co/fCJDfUPYx6
Retweeted by Alistair DugginOur survey of over 1,000 GPs found that 40 per cent of all appointments involve mental health, and that most believ… https://t.co/7doWXjNfMx
Retweeted by Alistair DugginResponsive design and semantic markup are the keys to making web content great on Apple Watch. With Reader Mode, yo… https://t.co/NDGsc3JV2h
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThink before you link! Your "helpful" click here links look like this to a screen reader user. ALT = JAWS links list https://t.co/LFfpjBa2X0
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @NeilMilliken Which speech recognition software do you use? I’m going to give it a go - I find it much easier/quick… https://t.co/TrStpdIH97
6/7
2018
If you don’t explicitly set a background colour, dark mode’s gon’ getcha. #osx #mojave https://t.co/YeGfOUyYdr
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLove this slide from @katekalcevich at the Ontario govt, about designing services to work for all (aka 'inclusive s… https://t.co/qhLgAFEN0U
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWOW! Another reason to use Native HTML inputs like <input type=tel>, <input type=date>, & native <select> over cust… https://t.co/sAhhSvlb1N
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @matatk @sindresorhus Ah, this doesn’t look to include adapting to users stored colour preferences across operating… https://t.co/McF4AXOCyQReally love the persona quotes for introducing #WCAG21 success criteria! Thanks to @goodwitch, #EOWG, and others wh… https://t.co/xpll8zrOPl
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @sindresorhus I believe there is an API for user preferences in discussion at the W3C @matatk knows more
6/6
2018
The ability to customise "reader" view in @SamsungInternet is going to be good for people who read more easily give… https://t.co/yxtbirUmY9
Retweeted by Alistair DugginCongratulations to all! WCAG 2.1 includes everything in WCAG 2.0 plus 17 new success criteria (including 5 Level A… https://t.co/yTKKLMM2mh
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin#WCAG 2.1 is a published web standard today from #W3C #WAI ! Blog: https://t.co/E6JnRy3MAw Press:… https://t.co/v17gAGSc1M
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6/5
2018
Designing for Everyone: Building great web experiences for any device from Build 2018 with @AaronGustafsonhttps://t.co/TZCPo0HYsY
Retweeted by Alistair DugginCSS tips for low-vision accessibility by @stringy "I’ll show you the effects of different assistive tools for low-… https://t.co/RfHkyWHu39Ensuring #iPlayer is #accessible is really important to us in the iPlayer team. I'm going to be talking at this mon… https://t.co/TYPnPHeiFo
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI'm interested in why you feel accessibility is important, or why you need it. Example: I need accessibility becaus… https://t.co/UOgWWLUQVf
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin📢 NEW component: A card 💪 Semantic HTML 💪 :focus-within 💪 CSS Grid 💪 And more... https://t.co/rjW4jHiSqP #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLove it when copy and design come together to create eye-catching ads. Like these from Action Deafness...… https://t.co/rC8XXErBwV
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI had a question around #accessibility last week - I thought I would share my response, which includes links to a b… https://t.co/b8wKLa5RxR
Retweeted by Alistair DugginRegistration is open for the June 18 Accessibility Meetup. Find out how the @BBCiPlayer web team approach accessib… https://t.co/aCRbVQrrZQ
Retweeted by Alistair DugginOur new report today highlights a need to reframe how we talk about digital inclusion in later life and calls for n… https://t.co/CCZJsItyek
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6/4
2018
📢 While it looks like we'll need another ~2 weeks for confirming the conference venue, we're beyond delighted to an… https://t.co/I1tsrZnoRq
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6/2
2018
@thebillygregory Submitted!The @webaim Web Accessibility Practitioners Survey results have been published. Great insight and information.… https://t.co/I4LSSn4fnS
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHere's my keynote from #cfasumit on what's next for @gdsteam and digital in the UK government… https://t.co/p5vI9uq1aW
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAlso relevant for the UK’s upcoming accessibility regulations https://t.co/D7UCLLGIKA https://t.co/8nDiPYnStdLooking to join an inclusive design or accessibility meetup group? Check out my list of 40+ groups around the world… https://t.co/b4xxUtL78A
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWhy accessibility needs to evolve into design for everyone, by everyone /via @globeandmail https://t.co/2CzGN5UgQN
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI wish I had known about this guide when I first started working on accessibility! “Avoid victimizing language when… https://t.co/iu5qaQXOLw
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6/1
2018
Have you seen the new digital design principles to help nonprofits build #BetterDigitalServices? If not, check them… https://t.co/LsloM1Naer
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAbsolutely excellent resource listing all of Microsofts Accessibility features - https://t.co/PNzo1Xb1gM
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5/31
2018
Twitter friends! I'm collecting all the evil tricks that people (inadvertently?) do to make things less #accessiblehttps://t.co/A2Y3ZC3bbm
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5/30
2018
The Web Accessibility Tutorials by @W3C include a great guide on writing alternative (ALT) text. I consider this a… https://t.co/KwchMbzkU7
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAndroid Accessibility Settings for Each Disability https://t.co/9hZBhYgp4J #A11y #CRPD #Android
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5/29
2018
In case you're interested in the Web Accessibility Directive: the European Commission has published drafts for publ… https://t.co/CFRELCqZul
Retweeted by Alistair DugginCheck the venue, consider live captioning, use large type sizes and describe visual content – a couple of the thin… https://t.co/NhZzhsuq7L
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5/28
2018
@iknowdavehouse Congratulations!!
5/27
2018
There’s nothing wrong with simpler words like “get” (rather than “obtain”) or “do” (rather than “perform”) or “has”… https://t.co/sObH14cTrW
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5/25
2018

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