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Accessibility is not just about wheelchairs!

Posted on 21 March 2022

I saw a feature on the BBC local news this morning about pavement parking. Cars parked on pavements mean...

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Making a travel booking is easy unless you are blind!

Posted on 17 March 2022

A live test Last week I was doing an audit for a travel company. I have my amazing team of...

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5 Website Design Elements Critical for Brand Building

Posted on 8 March 2022

A well-knit and structured website is of primary importance for any brand or business. The website plays the greatest...

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How does a blind person use their credit card?

Posted on 7 March 2022

An intriguing question This is a question that hadn’t occurred to me before. I’m doing an audit this week for...

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My TEDx Talk on website accessibility for disabled people is now online!

Posted on 3 March 2022

I was extremely privileged to present my TEDx Talk at the TEDx Lukely Brook event yesterday, over in the...

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Changing the world, one website at a time

Posted on 28 February 2022

I spent the weekend putting the finishing touches together for my TEDx talk...

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You cannot use a mouse or a keyboard, what do you do?

Posted on 25 February 2022

Some of us have significant challenges This is the daily experience for one of my fab testers, Iona. A brain...

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What is it really like to use a screen reader?

Posted on 18 February 2022

What are screen readers? I talk about screen readers a fair bit. They allow blind people to use websites. Blind...

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What is a website accessibility statement?

Posted on 10 February 2022

Why did I write this post? I ran a poll last week in which I asked some questions about website...

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A fresh new logo for 2022 with a brand new website to follow soon!

Posted on 27 January 2022

We have 3 websites: Access by Design,...

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Is this an acceptable Cookie Banner?

Posted on 20 January 2022 Whether you think this is acceptable or not, this is the Cookie Banner that exists on countless websites across the world.
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It is not just about Cookie Banners...

Posted on 6 January 2022

A life-changing accident... June 11th 1989. Jess and I were teenagers. She was the singer in my band and we were...

Premier Motors have had a freshen up for 2022!

Posted on 5 January 2022

Sometimes your website just needs a fresh coast of paint rather than a complete rebuild, this was exactly the...

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Ban Cookie Banners

Posted on 22 December 2021 If you are blind and use a screen reader to visit websites, a cookie banner can make your life much difficult and, in some cases, can prevent you actually getting into the website at all.
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You can now help rid the world of Cookie Banners!

Posted on 17 December 2021

It has finally happened! Now YOU can do your bit in ridding the world of Cookie Banners!...

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Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Posted on 3 December 2021

It is wonderful to see the buzz around this day. Gradually, the mainstream media is beginning to realise how...

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Let us rid the world of cookie banners!

Posted on 2 December 2021

A lot of companies have cookie banners because they believe it is required by law. This is technically true...

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The Law of Unintended Consequences #bancookiebanners

Posted on 25 November 2021

There are many reasons why I hate Cookie Banners. I do not dislike them. I do not find them irritating. I...

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I am speaking at a TedX event on Website Accessibility for Disabled People!

Posted on 11 November 2021

I am so excited to announce that I am going to be speaking at TedX Lukely Brook on Wednesday...

Karine Elharrar, an Israeli Government Minister and a wheelchair user

Oops, sorry, we didn’t think of that….

Posted on 4 November 2021

As the BBC reported yesterday, an Israeli Government Minister, Karine Elharrar, had to return to her hotel 50...

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Today is Purple Tuesday!

Posted on 2 November 2021

Did you know that today is Purple Tuesday? It is known as the UK’s official Accessible Shopping Day and...

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Is your website printer friendly?

Posted on 21 October 2021

Have you ever printed Have you ever tried to print off a page from a website?...

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This is why you need to take action now!

Posted on 14 October 2021

Accessibility Audit Enquiry I had a chat with a travel company this week. They had some concerns about how accessible...

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“Hey you! You in the wheelchair, stand up!”

Posted on 7 October 2021

I cannot imagine that anyone reading this article would ever say this to someone who is in a wheelchair....

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