Many are just learning about digital accessibility — designing and programming in ways that ensure disabled users can access technology. That fact is, however, accessibility is not new; teams just haven’t been implementing it until now.
Practical advice, actionable steps, impactful results.
Baseline your accessibility efforts.
Learn if your product is accessible via automated, manual, and assistive technology testing based on standards such as WCAG.
Training & Strategy
Understand & incorporate accessibility.
Learn more about disability, assistive technology, WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines), and how this fits with your processes and technology outcomes.
UX Research & Design
Go beyond compliance.
Gather feedback from users with disabilities then conduct design reviews to ensure the widest user group is being considered in your designs.
Through her strategic thinking, thorough guidelines/presentations, and well-organized training, Michele helped teams be more empathetic and considerate of accessibility needs from the very start.
UX Researcher & Strategist
Probably the most valuable lesson has been a complete change in perspective: that good products, experiences and design are those that are usable and useful for everyone, and that accessibility can drive the thinking behind all of that.
Paul H. Smith
UX Designer & Product Strategist
Michele is very much THE BEST. She so patiently and generously shared her wealth of knowledge with us … and guided us in centering disability and ableism in our conversations around accessibility. If you need an accessibility consultant look no further!!
Brand Design Manager
What is Web Accessibility?
Also known as “A11y” (for the 11 characters between “a” and “y”),
this short explanation will cover what it means to consider accessibility.