Approaching Design with Accessibility in Mind

  • Room: Ballroom B
  • Session Number: HB2
Thursday, May 03, 2018: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Speaker(s)

Speaker/Presenter
Reginé Gilbert
User Experience Designer

Description

In the ever changing landscape of technology, we are all designers. Shaping the future of design is all of our responsibility and this ends and begins with the users.

In a world where more than a billion people are disabled, we must keep in mind making accessible products. User Centered design is at the heart of making products for all of our users.

In this session, we will cover aligning business goals with user goals, approaches and perspectives of incorporating accessibility into the creation of products. Participants will walk away with real world resources to be used for creating a more accessible world.

Objective: Incorporation of user centered design to approach accessibility in building digital products.

Key Takeaways:

  1. The importance of accessible design 
  2. Goals of user centered design
  3. Aligning business goals with universal design
  4. Resources for accessibility

Track(s)



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