Abstract: Roughly 1 in 5 people around the world live with a disability and legal actions against inaccessible sites are becoming more and more common. It would be irresponsible to ignore the needs of all our users when developing for the web, so why don't we design accessible sites to begin with? In this talk, I'll explain the basics of web accessibility, including the guidelines you should be following, the adaptive technologies many people use, and help you better advocate for users with disabilities in your work.
Bio: Stephanie Slattery is a web developer who specializes in front end and accessibility. Stephanie is a Front End Engineer at Clique Studios and is a co-organizer of the Chicago Digital Accessibility and Inclusive Design meetup.
Venue/Food Sponsor: Clique Studios