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Accessibility Audit Live

A “this-is-how-I-work” session

About The Session

  • Speaking: Marcy Sutton
  • Date:

Thursday, May 10, 15:00 GMT.

Learn how to debug websites and applications for accessibility from Marcy Sutton, an award-winning accessibility engineer. You’ll gain insight into better supporting your users, especially those with disabilities, with more inclusive design and development techniques. Using a few different tools, we’ll identify common accessibility problems and work through fixing them together.

Marcy is going to demo her workflow for debugging web pages for accessibility, highlighting common barriers that impact users with disabilities. You’ll learn some of the methodology behind accessibility testing, including manual and automated testing. By reviewing web pages in this session, you’ll learn about accessible UI patterns and how to uphold quality in your workflow.

Format: 45 min presentation + 15min Q&A.

1 hour. Thursday, May 10, 15:00 GMT.

About The Speaker

Marcy Sutton is a Senior Front-End Engineer at Deque Systems, where she works on the aXe-core team building on accessibility tools for developers. Marcy is passionate about making the web accessible for everyone, and in 2016 she was given an O’Reilly Web Platform Award for her work in accessibility. She loves applying her skills and personal values on the axe-core project and speaking at conferences around the world. Her blog, Accessibility Wins, highlights accessible user interfaces and tools, contributing a positive voice to the web development space. When away from the keyboard, Marcy can usually be found hiking with her dog, riding a bicycle or snowboarding.
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