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  • Category: Building a Program

    Scaling Accessibility: 3 Programs for Driving Accessibility at Scale

    This article explores three programs that can help to drive accessibility at scale: a Champion program, a mature design system, and an Accessibility Score. Part 2 of 6 of Building a Program series.

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  • Category: Building a Program

    Types of Accessibility Programs

    Understand the three types of Accessibility programs and the importance of having a versatile accessibility team. Part 1 of 6 of Building a Program series.

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  • Category: Building Blocks

    Measuring Empathy for Accessibility

    How do you measure quantitatively for how much people care when there are no obvious metrics? I describe three possible ways of measuring empathy that you can use as metrics or KPIs for your program.

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  • Category: Scaling a Program

    Running a Community Series

    There are a few best practices for a community series, or a community model Champs program, for the training and experiences you offer.

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  • Category: Building Blocks

    Two Pillars of Accessibility Programs

    There are two key pillars of any accessibility program and both are absolutely critical to ensure that your program can solve for your company's needs.

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  • Category: Scaling a Program

    Accessibility Champs Program

    Learn how to setup a Champs program to scale you accessibility team, and the key difference between a Governance and Community model.

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Upcoming Topics

  • Creating an internal Accessibility Score

    Details about what metrics to use for creating a score for your internal stakeholders to gauge the level of accessibility and success of your program.

  • Creating Standards

    Creating internal standards is essential for accessibility compliance. This will be a deep dive on processes and guidance to follow when creating your own.

  • How to Hire

    Hiring for an accessibility specific role requires not only checking the qualifications for that role type, but also some specific accessibility questions. I'll provide some example questions, follow up questions, and keywords in answers to look for.

  • The Power of CSS

    CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is essential for styling your interface. I'll provide side by side examples of a custom component next to a semantic component with CSS, to show some of the common mistakes that will save you a lot of time and develop more accessibly.

  • Designer to Developer Handoff

    This is the key to any design system, feature, or project: How to hand off the designs to be developed. I'll detail what should be agreed on, what information needs to be shared, and how to document it.

  • Standards and Laws

    I'll explore the difference between accessibility standards and laws, as well as cover which of each type exist to leverage.