Matthew Saunders (he/him)
Matthew knew from a young age that he was different. Though he didn't know why. It wasn't until he was an adult and really dug into his own daughter's special needs, that he was able to begin a journey of self discovery. We'll talk about his lived experience with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Dyslexia.
Read more about The Human Side of Neurodivergence - A Technologist's Journey →
Jennifer Chadwick (she/her) and Elana Chapman (she/her)
How do you know if your website or app is accessible? If you're testing with users of assistive technology (AT) and people with disabilities, this gives you real-life experiences that lead to design improvements. But how do you quantify these results? This presentation will explore why a new measurement tool was needed to effectively capture assistive technology user experiences.
Read more about Benchmark your accessibility and usability testing with the Accessibility Usability Scale (AUS) →
Meggan Van Harten (she/her)
Join Meggan from Design de Plume and discover how Indigenous accessibility diverges from general compliance principles. She'll delve into cultural considerations and Indigenous perspectives that foster inclusive solutions and help you gain valuable insight from her agency experience. Learn how to meaningfully apply accessibility standards for Indigenous audiences, while creating engaging projects that resonate. Challenge norms, embrace inclusivity, and focus on creating positive change through this insightful presentation.
Read more about Accessibility in Action: Indigenous Communities →
What if you started every discussion with, 'how do we make this accessible.' What if every decision for a product was thought of from a point of maximum inclusion?
Read more about Accessibility First Thinking for Developers →