Inclusivity is at the heart of an effective content strategy. Accessible code may be imperative for inclusion, but all the code in the world doesn’t do any good if the content is not meaningful to our readers.
In this session, we’ll go over what we can do as content authors to ensure our readers feel that we are speaking with them, not at them. We’ll look beyond the semantic markup and structured content to see the strategic value of inclusive, well-written content.
Discussion points will include:
• What makes content inclusive? Including definitions, clarifications, and real-life examples
• Why is inclusive language important?
• How we can embrace accessibility for those with every sort of ability
• Why awareness and acceptance isn’t enough — how to shift to being more process oriented
Along with awareness, there is acceptance and action...
AmyJune has been an active participant in the Open Source community for over 3 years. A self described "non-coder", she has been a top 20 contributor to the Drupal project two years in a row.
She is an active organizer of the A11yTalks meet-up and is passionate about accessible and inclusive information for all.
Outside of doing work, she enjoys mycology, geocaching, and has a love for air-cooled Volkswagens.