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John Jameson (he/him)

Author-friendly Content Quality Assurance 
with Editoria11y

A high percentage of Web content is created by people who are not likely to remember to run a manual auditing tool, or to understand the results if they did. In the Drupal ecosystem, Editoria11y filled an unmet need for these authors: a checker that works like spellcheck by automatically highlighting issues inline when they view their new page, with simple tooltips written for a non-technical audience. With the WordPress plugin just completed, I will discuss what has made this approach so effective on other platforms, and ask for feedback and ideas for its WordPress roadmap.

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with Editoria11y

AmyJune HineLine

AmyJune Hineline
she / her

What does it mean to have accessible and inclusive presentations?

In this session, we'll go over what we can do as presenters to ensure inclusivity for all our attendees regardless of how they consume the content, beyond the basics of captions and color contrast. We'll briefly cover accessibility definitions, standards, and guidelines and then share practical tips and examples to help make presentation slide decks and the presentations more accessible.

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Gaurav Gupta
he/him

A lot of eslint rules and reusable components already exist for accessibility in HTML, Javascript and React. When working with developers with varying levels of theoretical and practical experience with accessibility implementations, we realised that the mistakes that our devs were making with respect to accessible implementations, were either not general enough to have an existing eslint rule and / or the mitigation was very specific to the usages in our codebase. We started with a simple thought: can we automate the detection and fixes for these repeated mistakes?

Read more about Semantic Components and Custom Lint Rules for Improving the A11y Mindset

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A11yTalks Team

Have you ever wondered how the A11yTalks team, month after month, delivers accessible online events? Our team is excited to let you see behind-the-scenes on how we prepare, perform, and produce high quality and meaningful conversations around digital accessibility.

Read more about Behind the Stream - How A11yTalks Creates Accessible Virtual Events

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K-Leigh Marbury
she/her

Irene Dobbs
she/her

Overwhelmed by the task of making your project accessible? Come learn how two developers have seen firsthand how tangible and accessible accessibility can be.

Read more about Aria Winning, Son? How to Achieve Accessibility Wins on Your Next Project

Matthew Saunders

Matthew Saunders
He/Him

Matthew knew from a young age that he was different. Though he didn’t know why. It wasn’t until he was an adult and really dug into his own daughter’s special needs, that he was able to begin a journey of self discovery. We’ll talk about his lived experience with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Dyslexia.

Read more about The Human Side of Neurodivergence - A Technologist's Journey

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