Android Accessibility: The Missing Manual

This presentation was created for the Bangalore Accessibility Week at Intuit, October 2015. It’s a collection of hard to discover information on making an Android application accessible. Android Accessibility – The missing manual from Ted Drake Testing Testing is done both on actual devices and with automation, such as Calabases and Android Lint. Intuit’s product […]

Developing a mobile accessibility strategy

This presentation was created for the TechShare conference in Delhi, India Feb. 2014 It shows how Intuit’s mobile strategy has encouraged accessible mobile applications. The secret behind Intuit’s mobile accessibility strategy is that it has less to do with accessibility and everything to do with user experience and user-based design. Developing a mobile accessibility strategy […]

Mobile Accessibility

I gave this presentation at the Silicon Valley Code Camp about mobile accessibility. I tried to reach all audiences by showing what can be done with mobile technology for accessibility, how the operating systems stack up, and the common problems with solutions. I also included instructions on enabling the screen reader for iOS and Android.

Creating a Shortcut for Accessibility Settings on Android

I do a lot of accessibility testing on Android and iOS devices and need to turn the screen readers on and off regularly. While iOS allows you to triple-click the home button, that simplified function is not yet available for Android. However, you can make it much easier by placing a shortcut to the accessibility […]