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  • The newest 15 messages in the super-cool #a11y channel.

  • 04/11 14:04:07 Muoi: thanks! I think our whole team would benefit from one
  • 04/11 14:04:24 Adria: NVDA+focus highlight plugin is the best for newbies, IMO
  • 04/11 14:04:27 Eugena: There's a great backlog of video materials from the Inclusive Design 24 events on youtube, too: https://www.youtube.com/c/InclusiveDesign24
  • 04/11 14:04:47 Adria: OH YEAH! THANK YOU
  • 04/11 14:05:04 Adria: Also, I plan to host another viewing session of #id24 this october
  • 04/11 14:06:09 Adria: @Muoi shameless plug since I work here, but https://dequeuniversity.com/ has AWESOME content, some of which is free. check it out if you haven’t already.
  • 04/11 14:06:24 Adria: Would be a great resource for your team
  • 04/11 14:07:27 Muoi: thank you both!
  • 04/11 14:07:37 Adria: Why I don’t like chromevox: 1. people with disabilities rarely use it. 2. It doesn’t work in quite the same way as mainstream screen readers, and has much less support for standards like ARIA
  • 04/11 14:13:45 Adria: change of subject: this is a great blog post on the top 5 questions that are asked in a11y trainings https://www.deque.com/blog/top-5-questions-aske...
  • 04/12 07:45:17 Adria: https://www.meetup.com/Nebraska-Digital-Accessi...
  • 04/12 10:09:12 Adria: If anyone wants to dive into the legal landscape of accessibility, these are two awesome resources. https://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyerist...
  • 04/15 13:29:28 Muoi: Returning to this...any good alternatives for mac?
  • 04/15 13:31:48 Adria: VoiceOver is great and has a lot of visual features that help sighted developers
  • 04/17 13:14:22 Adria: All the things about color contrast https://stephaniewalter.design/blog/color-acces...
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