A presentation at Design in government conference in in Rotterdam, Netherlands by Hidde de Vries
Those who want to make accessible websites, will likely spend some of their time convincing others. One good reason to make accessible websites is that doing so is the right thing. For centuries, doing the right thing has been a concern for the field of philosophical ethics. In this talk, some notable philosophical thought experiments are applied to the world of web accessibility. With some practical examples, this talk makes a refreshing case for web accessibility, which people can use to advocate for more inclusive websites.
The following resources were mentioned during the presentation or are useful additional information.
Full of useful examples and ways to make the case for web accessibility in your organisation.
Full of great resources about accessibility and accessibility standards, covering planning, designing, developing, testing, advocating for and training about accessibility.
There are lots of different access needs, this blog post gives 26 examples of situations where people benefit from accessibility efforts.
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