“Accessibility for Editors” — Lurie Children’s Hospital
The Presentation Slides
A style guide that outlines much of what was covered here – as well as how to adapt this content into meta and Opengraph content – has been created in Google Docs. This document is open and editable to anyone who has the link — if access is denied, request access from firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “Mobile Fact Sheet” — Pew Research Center
- “Internet/Broadband Fact Sheet” — Pew Research Center
- “Facts on U.S. Immigrants, 2015” — Pew Research Center
- “Integrating Accessibility: Planning Content for Everyone” —Eileen Webb
- “1133: Up Goer Five” — Explain XKCD
- “Web Accessibility: A Primer” — Blend Interactive
- A Web for Everyone: Designing Accessible User Experiences — Sarah Horton & Whitney Quesenbery
- Accessibility For Everyone — Laura Kalbag
- Inclusive Design Patterns — Heydon Pickering
- Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose — Nicole Fenton & Kate Kiefer Lee
- Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words — Randall Monroe
Tools and Resources
- WCAG 2.0 Quick Reference
- WAVE Web Accessibility Tool
- Alternative Text Decision Tree
- Simple Writer
- ChromeVox — Screen reader for Chrome
- Adding Captions in YouTube
- Automatic Readability Checker
This workshop has been transcribed as a series of blog posts on Eating Elephant.
- Part One — What Is the Accessible Editor?
- Part Two — The Structured Things: Alternative Text
- Part Three — The Structured Things: Transcripts, Captions, and the Title Field
- Part Four — Inside the WYSIWYG: Plain Language
- Part Five — Inside the WYSIWYG: Headings and Descriptive Links
- Part Six — Some Final Thoughts
All images my own, unless mentioned otherwise. All photos used under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 aside from gifs, article screenshots and cat photos, which are used under Fair Use guidelines.
- “Bike Lane” — Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine