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The UX of Among Us: The importance of colorblind-friendly design

Color blindness (color vision deficiency) is the decreased ability to see color or differences in color.

“Working in the open” firsts for Canada's COVID Alert

Canada's COVID Alert app represents milestones in federal government IT like large-scale open-source, accessibility and privacy considerations

Hands-Free Coding

Earlier this year, I developed Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, a repetitive-strain injury, in both of my elbows.

Focus management and inert

Many forms of assistive technology use keyboard navigation to understand and take action on screen content.

Emulate vision deficiencies in DevTools

Emulate vision deficiencies in to see how users who experience color blindness or blurred vision might see your site.

a11yresources - A growing list of accessibility tools and resources

A growing list of 200+ accessibility tools and resources


ComicA11y is an experiment that aims to achieve an all-inclusive online comic experience. Because comics should be universal.

Connect, No Matter the Speed

Design for slow, intermittent, and offline connectivity, to reduce user frustration.

Removing barriers: This plugin is empowering designers in the face of disability

The Liliane Canvas Control plugin helps those with physical disabilities design efficiently and effectively with Adobe XD.

Accessibility Analysis of 50 States Mail-In Voting Pages

Mail-in voting is the most accessible, barrier-free way to vote. But, what good is it if requesting a mail-in ballot isn’t accessible?


Critical Axis collects and analyzes disability representation in the media.

Grids Part 1: To grid or not to grid

The beginning of a series on interactive grid accessibility, starting with a look at when you need a grid, a table, or neither.

Meet the YouTuber who’s schooling developers on how blind people really use tech

Kristy Viers is here to show the world how you use a phone when you cannot see.

Accessible to some

An experiment that tries to help you understand how bad accessibility affects users and their daily experiences on the web.

Inclusively Hiding & Styling Checkboxes and Radio Buttons

Checkboxes and radio buttons are two common examples of form elements that we desperately want to have full control over styling but we don’t.

Color Craft & Counterpoint: A Designer’s Life with Color Vision Deficiency

There’s a common cognitive dissonance about design: that good design can’t come from designers with color vision deficiencies.

An introduction to accessible data visualizations with D3.js

Data visualizations can be great to communicate complex data in an easy way, but only if they're made to be accessible.

Accessible Images For When They Matter Most

Creating accessible images seems like a simple topic at first glance - you just need to add alt text to an image, right?

For many, accessibility is an unknown unknown

An unknown unknown is something you don't know you don't know. When you're just starting out with web development there are many unknown unknowns.

Better Form Inputs for Better Mobile User Experiences

Here's one simple, practical way to make apps perform better on mobile devices: always configure HTML input fields with the correct type.