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

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@dboudreau I think of them as the same. When a user comments on the accessibility of a service they include ease of… https://t.co/mxgekYrytnBeen giving a lot of thoughts to the concepts of accessibility, universal design and inclusive design lately. Do yo… https://t.co/rcTdj2gvmo
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2/18
2018
'People are not averages, and when we deny the reality of people’s existence, we make the web a hostile and unsafe… https://t.co/gcAmqC1ZvM
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2/17
2018
@rem Thanks! Purchased :) @rem Clicking the link on the homepage (in the banner) auto fills it with FLASH-SALE @Chel_Swift Have you seen our new short animation about dyslexia? Please feel free to share it wide and far… https://t.co/PI6SgJ1eCi
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAre you writing a presentation at the moment? Heres a link to @VocalEyesAD guidelines to creating more accessible p… https://t.co/VApBQ1lvtU
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat post by Usman in my team. Such a sharp focus on accessibility. Every element should get this level of attenti… https://t.co/zWlAJcL6ti
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Less is more, (landmark) regions are macro structures, so use them parsimoniously. As their number increases thei… https://t.co/g72y0H0X0R
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"We’ll be able to exchange design approaches to things like the EU web accessibility directive" https://t.co/AU8oEiPsIFMy latest Gaming Show 'Gaming For All' is LIVE! All about the wonderful things that are happening to make gaming ac… https://t.co/6VhBcE48O0
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2/16
2018
Check out these Web Accessibility Books: https://t.co/KuP4wBlJyC #webdev #webdesign #a11y #books
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSeeking data on the most common high visibility colour schemes and magnification level used by visually impaired pe… https://t.co/hJMQcuEjD4
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2/15
2018
I'm looking for English speaking people with disabilities who encounter barriers on the web for short (5-10 minutes… https://t.co/gCNtmxjclW
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“The Accessibility pane shows the ARIA attributes and computed properties for the element that's currently” https://t.co/2aoUQ2MaX3Developers of manual evaluation methodologies for web accessibility are invited to a free online symposium on Acces… https://t.co/YRlx3A3Btk
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThis article contains some interesting insights about #inclusivedesign and its value: "people with disabilities ar… https://t.co/gbTuqSbtJi
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“As of 2017, 9.9% of civil servants who declared their disability status were disabled. It’s crucial that your serv… https://t.co/yGWIUrCEk8Check out our new Meetup: Service Design for Visual Impairment https://t.co/EB71XWCUfO #ServiceDesign
Retweeted by Alistair DugginMaking some web dev intro slides for my students, and this damn tree took me 3 hours! However, it's super flexible… https://t.co/jr47lKvxAJ
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2/14
2018
Have you seen our Voice Guidelines resource? Our senior #UXdesigner @bensauer has created a useful list of lists: a… https://t.co/EJrjhWuvyr
Retweeted by Alistair DugginIf you work in government and are interested in learning more about what #accessibility is and how to make services… https://t.co/54XcTk0nlq
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin"Inverted Pyramid: Writing for Comprehension" on the way newspapers write by @NNgroup - https://t.co/ldiJfkPSbL #coga11y #a11y
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA while ago the nice people @TfL @TfLAccess produced this poster that covers the different kinds of harnesses or c… https://t.co/rPtvPLwHCK
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“The illusion of the average user is one of designers’ biggest biases.” Thanks @FastCoDesign for the great recap of… https://t.co/aaJ4wpd7aS
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2/13
2018
Unfortunatley @LeonieWatson won't be talking at tonights @a11ylondon due to being unwell (get well soon!).… https://t.co/r11u6PiZzF
Retweeted by Alistair DugginSupporting #diversity and #inclusion is a major @UKCIvilService priority. In December, @PhilipRutnam asked for deta… https://t.co/evQztr1DTf
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2/12
2018
Recommendations for new #accessibility guidelines were announced last week. We have simplified and added context to… https://t.co/oMk0mCHqd3
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2/9
2018
My slides for #wall18 on Future of Accessibility. Big thx to @sundress for answering my stooopid Qs about Accessibi… https://t.co/OHY0XjA9Ya
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe accessibility posters referenced at #WALL18 made by government staff at Home Office @HODigital are at: https://t.co/aPV5xcxhAR
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2/8
2018
One from the archives... Understanding screen reader interaction modes https://t.co/eFPh6wG25S #a11y #Windows
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2/7
2018
Love this. Some think accessibility is entirely a tech problem. It's not. It's about understanding your audience.… https://t.co/er0WxaXxbS
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin.@A11yLondon meetup on 12th Feb in #London with @LeonieWatson and @spacedoutsmiles https://t.co/NGeNRADNGx
Retweeted by Alistair DugginNo ARIA is better than bad ARIA https://t.co/Bgtkduhe3F🤘
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2/6
2018
Videos from January's London Accessibility Meetup are now available with great talks from @pa79smyth and… https://t.co/fUZnqzjlMx
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDo you have an anxiety or panic disorder that impacts your use of the web? Would you be willing to talk to me about… https://t.co/IWLMnr4jlf
Retweeted by Alistair DugginA new blog introduced by @PhilipRutnam, @UKCivilService disability champion, where civil servants with disabilities… https://t.co/dXomxIW2Ud
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDiversity is our world's greatest asset and inclusion is our biggest challenge. The way we're going to address that… https://t.co/KUNE050qKr
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2/5
2018
The WCAG 2.1 Candidate recommendation no longer includes the "Target Size" requirement at level AA. Some bits on wh… https://t.co/O2XtdEcBIy
Retweeted by Alistair DugginRegistration is open for Feb 12th's London Accessibility Meetup. @LeonieWatson will be talking about screen readers… https://t.co/nGmF1NeWFq
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2/2
2018
@davidofyork Congratulations!
2/1
2018
We have a few spare spaces left for tonight's meet-up. We have Sarah Richards (@escmum) joining us to talk about co… https://t.co/oIuHpFbYp9
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBoth great apps! What a great collaboration https://t.co/Xb9LHwBQvF
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin @MichielBijl Bought a 2nd hand Quintana Roo Time trial bike for doing the ironman in July. Love it! Not sure when I… https://t.co/jXAjYct4in @amy_everett_ Nope - just moving to Epsom 😊Big day today, moving home with a 4 week old! New baby, new home, new town. What a start to 2018! Sad to leave London but exciting times.We have another brilliant London Accessibility meeptup on Feb 12 with @LeonieWatson and @spacedoutsmiles. Registration opens on Friday 10am
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1/31
2018
A11Y Talks January 2018 - Ashley Bischoff - Embracing Plain Language for Better Accessibility https://t.co/ajJx6R64w2 #a11y #accessibility
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe UN’s #CRPD recommendations to the UK now available in plain English, Easy Read, #BSL and Word versions:… https://t.co/S7IWHLWY0h
Retweeted by Alistair DugginComing 🔜in Chrome 65: Contrast ratio in the Color Picker. That white line divides high contrast versus low contrast. https://t.co/aZI7roxoA2
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin#WCAG 2.1 is now an @W3C Candidate Recommendation (CR) https://t.co/MNRd9TtCnV
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1/30
2018
Perhaps my favourite #accessibility quote. ““When you do not intentionally, deliberately include … you will uninte… https://t.co/f4ysU9MdI7
Retweeted by Alistair DugginThe wonderful @thelizcarr on the #SilentWitness storyline most "personal" to her. Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th Ja… https://t.co/5jReGGa54a
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGlenda, the @goodwitch, Sims is back to review the 10 new mobile SC from the WCAG 2.1 Working Draft! Get up to spee… https://t.co/CUeIbaetgs
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1/28
2018
From the "things I wish I'd written" department, Ryan Jones has a wonderful explanation of what it's like to naviga… https://t.co/9FQPDj7t7F
Retweeted by Alistair DugginNew! from @MSFTResearch - How Teens with Visual Impairments Take, Edit, and Share Photos on Social Media. (PDF)… https://t.co/8XwaorXU7U
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWCAG 2.1 is close to moving to Candidate Recommendation. There are many REALLY good improvements here -… https://t.co/iZBXGCjEWo
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1/27
2018
"8 out of 10 working-age disabled people acquire the disability over their lifetime" https://t.co/9L7pM9HGYpWant to understand how screen reader users experience the internet? This is the best description I have read so far… https://t.co/BlBtqd9P82
Retweeted by Alistair Duggin“When I talk to my design students... They simply take it for granted that it’s part of a designer’s job today.”… https://t.co/cANskmanWK
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1/26
2018
Read Aloud in the Edge browser reads websites, PDFs, and ePUBs aloud. - Press “Read aloud” button located at the to… https://t.co/PO1NvbZx69
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1/25
2018
Designing interfaces for an ageing population - interview with the authors of a new book @kfinnWU and Jeff Johnson… https://t.co/TV3sk2LcYm
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAccessibility acceptance criteria are one of the tools we use to make sure our user interfaces are accessible. See… https://t.co/vrOLRZL09I
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe talk about the #semantics of HTML, but what does that really mean? https://t.co/F4CsJsCWw5
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1/24
2018
Colour and contrast — essential ingredients of accessible design https://t.co/ylRW6FZ9tc via @DTA
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe're working to improve how GOV.UK content is created and managed. I'd like to talk to people at other publishing… https://t.co/sxZvte6O1s
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1/23
2018
Blue badge scheme could be extended to autism and dementia sufferers https://t.co/GfT2tffZGD
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1/21
2018
Back to work after 2 weeks parental leave - going to miss this little man, Ethan, so much! https://t.co/iqLXV729wn
1/19
2018
Five ways AI changes web accessibility, by @dboudreau https://t.co/etzB2oHOWs
Retweeted by Alistair DugginOne of my favorite new tools: the Chrome color accessibility debugger I demoed in my #btConf talk. Check it out:… https://t.co/Fqt7jznN9d
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1/18
2018
Highlights from the October @a11yLondon meetup https://t.co/NhEUfld7MQ
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1/17
2018
Pleased to see @gdsteam working with @CitizensAdvice to understand what their #data is telling us about the problem… https://t.co/P0SJvyyLQ5
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWe are delighted to announce the launch of our dedicated #PDF and #EPUB accessibility #YouTubehttps://t.co/ijpTRch9ZS
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1/16
2018
Next up is @heydonworks taking about getting your priorities straight #a11ylondon https://t.co/rlgADJGrJJ
Retweeted by Alistair DugginWatching @pa79smyth at #a11ylondon? The video he used on #accessibility myths is available on @YouTube https://t.co/4Lby7TbrAY
Retweeted by Alistair DugginOur very own @pa79smyth kicking off #a11yLondon - talking about our accessibility story #Accessibility #a11y https://t.co/K07U4s75Zd
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1/15
2018
Super pleased to announce that my Accessibility for Web Design course on @lynda and @LI_Learning is now live! https://t.co/RQqd4Jf3Tg
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1/13
2018
Great addition to the Designing for Accessibility posters - 'Designing for users with Anxiety'. Really mindfully pu… https://t.co/wGppHDD1m2
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1/12
2018

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