The Saga of Accessible Colors – Video and Slides

I recently gave a presentation for Maxability about color contrast. This is a complex topic and could never be fully covered in one hour. I hoped to bring some understanding of why we still have problems with color contrast, understanding why designers may use a color that doesn’t meet color contrast requirements, and strategies to […]

Artificial Intelligence and Accessibility – GAAD 2020 – Hello A11y

Artificial Intelligence and Accessibility for Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020 Machine learning and artificial intelligence are keywords used to describe the process of building complex interactions based on large amounts of data. While the industry has been evolving steadily since the 1950’s, we are now at a point where there’s universal access to the technology. […]

Intuit’s Accessibility Champion Program

Intuit’s Accessibility Champion program enables everyone to become a champion and a roadmap for people to become leaders. This was created to celebrate people making contributions towards accessibility. It highlights people via employee profile badges, congratulatory spotlights, and notifications to managers about their commitment. The program emphasizes customer empathy, disability etiquette, and accessible product design […]

Disability Organization volunteer opportunities in your city

Volunteering with a disability organization is an incredible opportunity to gain deep empathy for your customers. You can make a sincere impact by sharing  your time and resources. The following list was created for fellow Intuit Accessibility Champions to find nearby organizations. Please leave your favorite organization in the comments.

Accessibility Keywords for Data Mining

List of accessibility keywords How do you know what your customers with a disability are sharing with your company’s feedback forms and surveys? Is there an option for them to self-declare they have a disability? Probably not. The following list of keywords has been compiled from various sources and will help you data mine your […]