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

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New on bitsofcode! 💃🏿 "Accessibility Testing with pa11y" https://t.co/JqTXmbamjb
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8/16
2017
Learn about Accessibility Checker rules: What they check for, how to fix issues, and why you should.… https://t.co/3ahxh1vIto
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8/15
2017
Visually impaired volunteers needed for audio description study, e-mail mariana.lopez@york.ac.uk, travel expenses covered + £50 gift voucher
Retweeted by Alistair DugginCritical Development Considerations for Mobile Application #Accessibility https://t.co/ABrSNXZVHj #mobile #appdev #ios #android #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginInclusive Design Principle: Be Consistent https://t.co/lNSSYCBWUc
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAutomating Peace of Mind with Accessibility #Testing & CI (YouTube) https://t.co/wQiyjqKcuz with @MarcySutton via @a11yChi #a11y
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8/13
2017
Delighted to announce the latest additions to our conf agenda: @MollyWattTalks & @rydermc. Early-bird available now… https://t.co/6YEGUuAWh0
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"I'm half in tears & half in awe watching these amazing athletes & what they achieve in their 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s" https://t.co/9xsH2OybJn
8/12
2017
"Disability is actually an outcome of design." - @augustdlr (@Pinterest head of design via @TechCrunch) #a11y #UX https://t.co/i9NuhqCgqg
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8/11
2017
Thanks @alastc of @we_are_Nomensa for updating us on future #accessibility guidelines #sketchnotes https://t.co/mUgOH86oig
Retweeted by Alistair DugginVO Starter, an app that teaches VoiceOver on iOS, is now free: https://t.co/0tXx21NOKG HT @CRPDisabilities #ios #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAccessibillity, Why Bother? https://t.co/jaSQg0DOSA
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSpent a very productive and enjoyable day furthering gov design-systems and patterns standards with some of the UK'… https://t.co/6hcXbpM0j1
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Behind every great site or application lies thought, empathy and inclusion. This doesn't happen by accident - it h… https://t.co/tAykJDb5Ke"The greater the diversity of minds - the greater the probability of generating an original insight, solution, or c… https://t.co/nH0HiYlR9jAccessibility Primer Part 0: Glossary { author: @shimmoril } https://t.co/JXePA0bzW1
Retweeted by Alistair DugginStill recruiting! If you do accessibility audits, user testing, or other review method, get in touch! #a11yhttps://t.co/VqAiNnKb7q
Retweeted by Alistair DugginImportant new features for GOV.UK Notify - you can now send letters and get text message replies - > https://t.co/JN5pUpl9zA
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDid you see us on @BBCNews talking about @RIFilmFest Maisie was a star for the day. She better get used this 🎬🌍🇺🇸 https://t.co/LA4G01Jyhz
Retweeted by Alistair DugginJoin me on a 4 minute journey into London with a guide & experience my daily challenges Pls RT https://t.co/zSSmGYtZJE
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @bernardtyers Thanks - this looks great! :)142 page PDF - includes information on demand, supply, technology, forward look and communication support workers https://t.co/n8bTk1uOIoSummary of responses: Market review of BSL and communications provision for people who are deaf or have hearing loss https://t.co/GTyylDaaAyLooking for a good articles or resources about captions and text transcripts #accessibility #captionsThe review tab in Word just gets better. Now with instant read aloud and highlighting. #dyslexia Right next door to… https://t.co/qpjmlIGgbV
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis presentation looks fantastic! Are slides or a video available? https://t.co/8WTK2IeTPINew a11ycast time! How do you manage focus in a single page web app? 🤔 https://t.co/w0Mb9WkO5F
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8/10
2017
Easy Checks helps #WebDev #webdesigner #UX #tech managers, anyone, check some basics of #web #accessibility – no ex… https://t.co/9zS0lwgtCT
Retweeted by Alistair DugginUsing inclusive language in everything you write? If not, AI in #office365 can help. Disability bias grammar chec… https://t.co/fD1RdoZmN3
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAs a developer, how knowledgeable are you in accessibility? Do you know ARIA-roles and how to keep SPAs accessible, for example?
Retweeted by Alistair DugginHere are some of my favorite books on #inclusive #design via Pinterest. Suggestions welcome! https://t.co/djteIfHF48 #inclusion
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8/9
2017
Loneliness is deadlier than obesity, study suggests https://t.co/eiEuwmimD0
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin''an exhibit, wheeled out to identify the colour of people’s jumpers in pubs'': Colour blindness in 21st century uk https://t.co/YVbJh4hree
Retweeted by Alistair DugginChallenges, opportunities, and the potential for low vision access, by @Matatk on the TPG blog https://t.co/xAcVTtAx60
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThese 4 workshops look great - inclusive design, managing digital projects, the NVDA screenreader and ARIA https://t.co/vWwK52B4a9Don't write for screen reader users - just write well via @LeonieWatson https://t.co/dhn2OIOBL3 #a11y #content
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8/8
2017
Last chance to sign up for @alastc's Future #Accessibility Webinar - tomorrow @ 3pm. Register today:… https://t.co/qWyhPhMkjI
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @dylanbarrell Sounds great - would love to find out more!Five golden rules for compliant alt text https://t.co/TRgcBRGaBZ #a11y #webcontent
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @Skotkjerra Happy to send you a link to what I have come up with? @Skotkjerra People that are interested in using your tool shouldn't have to do this. It should just be published on your website. @Skotkjerra I've been reverse engineering this by running it against issues and have complied a spreadsheet with ones I have discovered. @Skotkjerra When you run your google extension the errors, warning and reviews are listed by WCAG success criteria.… https://t.co/GHmMVlWOgI
8/7
2017
Before and After Demonstration: a multi-page resource that shows an inaccessible website and a retrofitted version https://t.co/SeneEnt0ImI wish accessibility tools told you exactly what tests they run & what issues they can find. Help ppl choose & know what to manually check
8/6
2017
Identifying primary & secondary actions in your application will help you prioritize accessibility work ahead #a11y https://t.co/d1iIETymAc
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBlog from @MollyWattTalks gets to the heart of how #tech enables access to sound, to people and to things https://t.co/FjiGhXIM6k
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8/5
2017
New @ChromeDevTools audits panel features @____lighthouse with #axeCore testing API from @dequesystems! https://t.co/4a6eMsmPz9
Retweeted by Alistair DugginTechnology drives inclusive innovation. BBC and @MicrosoftUK collaborate on voice controlled iPlayer #accessibility https://t.co/yoUmeYbRbb
Retweeted by Alistair DugginCommon Misconceptions on Blindness https://t.co/ssRugOIkXM via @hollytuke
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWhat an amazing response to the London Accessibility Meetup - 120 spaces filled within 24 hours & more than 20 waiting list! @dugboticus
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @stewartelee @LeonieWatson We're planning on running them monthly. I'll be encouraging people that can't make it to… https://t.co/Nxt6ZGA0zP"Morgan's Wonderland has received over a million visitors from 67 countries and from all 50 American states" https://t.co/5P8RJcvBnHThis @Airbnbdesign toolkit will help you create products and services that are inclusive and useful for most people. https://t.co/p7yAsPcLoq
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8/4
2017
Just published a post on Accessibility for Teams. Everyone has a role to play! https://t.co/oamz3inoFE
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe released July 28 draft of #WCAG 2.1. A summary of New Success Criteria is here, and instructions to comment. https://t.co/n5MXrWaDUq
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @cmuncharaz yes, there will be a palantypist with live captions on screen. This is being provided by… https://t.co/qQwWJyciU0At one’s convenience, at one’s independence: Bookoo by @a11yltd: https://t.co/GfbDQAmZq3
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @MollyWattTalks Would you be interested in speaking at a future event? @MollyWattTalks You can join the group and add yourself to the waiting list here: https://t.co/uKJ55LmJqX @MollyWattTalks There is a short waiting list which you can add yourself to. I'm sure lots of spaces will become av… https://t.co/uGNpyitmewMore Australians are online but our digital divide has deepened, new RMIT research finds https://t.co/BR9WfcbjE6https://t.co/DgyOOVqjCu
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8/3
2017
A great day! Brilliant first run of @LeonieWatson's 'accessibility for developers workshop' and all 120 tickets gone for London a11y MeetupWe’re very proud to announce an essential new book coming this fall! @laurakalbag’s Accessibility for Everyone.… https://t.co/LObp8mbSrp
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @JamieKnight Looking forward to it! Would you be up for speaking at one? Planning on doing them monthlyThat's exciting! 106 tickets gone in a day. Great to see such an interest in accessibility. https://t.co/ZFoBlg61Y079 out of 100 tickets already gone. Be quick if you want to find out how @FT and BBC News approach web accessibility https://t.co/ZFoBlg61Y0Looking forwards to today's trial run of our 1/2 day accessibility workshop for developers with the awesome @LeonieWatsonTools for Developing Accessible Websites @ireaderinokun https://t.co/OBen9V5dhb @Mrdini Tickets for the London Accessibility Meetup (11th September) available here and going fast https://t.co/uKJ55LmJqXGreat resources for line managers from BDF @DisabilitySmart https://t.co/nVqQOrUFbn
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWondering about people newish to accessibility #a11y (less than 1yr): what has been the toughest thing to learn as you're getting started?
Retweeted by Alistair DugginIt's only when organisations try user testing they realise what they thought was fully accessible really isn't. Gr… https://t.co/FGcZAW2A5g
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8/2
2017
@FT @lc512k @Sareh88 @ThinkRiseLDN RSVP https://t.co/uKJ55LmJqXCome and find out how @FT and BBC News are approaching accessibility with talks from @lc512k and @Sareh88 at… https://t.co/WKGrfJKHnZThe next London Accessibility Meetup will be on 11 September. Venue and speakers are booked. Tickets available when final details confirmed.How to make your interface accessible to the large group of users with screen magnifiers 🔎 https://t.co/2py1WafV8ahttps://t.co/9IPdieK0OC
Retweeted by Alistair DugginLove - what future of care homes should look like... https://t.co/AoTaBUj1eN - they should also all have free wifi. So many are unconnected.
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe @WebAIM July 2017 Newsletter https://t.co/Rcxbhc18iu #web #accessibility #news
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8/1
2017

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