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.

Display:Contents and the Impact on Accessibility

I came across a bizarre experience while testing a Styled-Component prototype with VoiceOver and Chrome. This simple panel had an H2 in the code, but I couldn’t navigate to it with the screen reader. I opened the accessibility inspector in Chrome and sure enough, the H2 had no semantics. It was being rendered to the […]

Google IO 2018 notes: How applications of neuroscience are improving accessibility

Summary Learn from extraordinary people working to advance accessibility through innovation. Acclaimed neuroscientist David Eagleman is translating and feeding data through the skin using wearable tech. Haben Girma has refused to let the fact that she is deafblind limit her and believes that inclusion is a choice. Jyotsna Kaki lost her sight as a young […]