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A Blink Accessibility Case Study with Special Guest Joe Welinske

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A Blink UX Accessibility Case Study
Learn about the inner-workings of a project that Blink UX conducted on a software product that was already well into development. The overall objective was to ensure a robust experience for all users of the software. The review of the system used industry best practices for accessible design with attention to the WCAG AA.
• The benefits and challenges of using keyboard-only access for testing
• The benefits and challenges of the NVDA screen reader for testing
• Specific findings, recommendations, and reporting
• Working with colleagues with physical challenges as team members and participants

Joe Welinske is Blink's Accessibility Director and also the Program Manager for Blink's annual conference ConveyUX.
As Accessibility Director, Joe is charged with bringing innovation and training about supporting disabilities into every client project and to every staff member. Joe has taught accessibility at the U. of Washington and he is the co-organizer of the Seattle Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup group. From the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), Joe is a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC).