Join us for our special guest Dr. Chris Law as we discuss the validity of VPATs, What they are and how they are used. We take a deeper look at testing methods and WebAIM’s statistics on screen reader usage. We also discuss the ethics surrounding the question of “Who is checking anyway?” and what are the risks of non-compliance. Chris also shares some great resources on how to start the discussion of accessibility within your organization.
This week’s podcast guest is Victoria Richards. We chat with her about alt-text best practices and methods for accessibility testing and we learn how she played a role in Chad Chelius’ entrance into document accessibility. Come hear the full story.
This week we interview Philipp Carlucci about his tactile comic project. It is fascinating. You definitely do not want to miss this episode! Our Who’s on Twitter profile is AbleGamers. Tune in to hear about their amazing non-profit.
This week Chad and I spend some time to talk about accessible maps. We cover some great topics like defining the expected user experience, non-text color contrast, the use of color only, how to make complex maps more accessible and what to do with heatmaps and other non-traditional graphics with a few different approaches. If you struggle with maps, be sure to check out his episode.