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Designing for All: Accessibility, Usability and Inclusion - Shared screen with speaker view
GA - Emily (she/her)
17:15
Hello! Welcome to today’s “Designing for All: Accessibility, Usability and Inclusion” event. We’ll be starting soon, introduce yourself in this chat and let us all know where you’re from!Keep the conversation going online by following us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/ga_denver/
Liza-Monette Balana
17:32
Hello from San Diego!
Christina Dang
17:36
Hi from west Texas
SHAWN SYMS
17:38
Greetings from Toronto, Canada
Jacquelyn Piansay (she/her)
17:39
Hello from DC!
Rachel Novick
17:41
So excited to be here! Accessibility is so important! Hello from MD!
Patrick Lippert
17:43
Hi from Denver CO
Ida
17:48
hello from Raleigh, north carolina
Emily Tersoff (she/her)
17:51
Hi from Boston!
Erik
17:52
Berkeley
Jade Thompson
17:56
Hi from Chicago!
Quasona Oliver
17:56
Hello from NYC!
Lauren
17:56
Hi from NYC!
Jessie B. (she/her)
18:02
Hi From Denver!
Michelle Chin (she/her)
18:06
Hi from Los Angeles
Caroline Knowles
18:08
Greetings from Maine!
claudia
18:16
los angeles
Lucy
18:26
Lucy from London, hello! :)
Lucy
18:38
10pm :)
Lauren
19:25
All panelists and attendees
GA - Emily (she/her)
20:00
Hi Beth, yes it will be recorded and sent out in a follow up email!
Ida
20:14
awesome
Shannon Christmas
20:22
Hello all. I would love to connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonchristmas
GA - Emily (she/her)
20:26
Hello! Welcome to today’s “Designing for All: Accessibility, Usability and Inclusion” event.
GA - Emily (she/her)
20:40
***This chat space is for casual chit-chat or general comments. If you want other attendees to see your chats, make sure to select “To: All panelists and attendees” above the chat box. It may not be the default option!
Santina Croniser
20:44
I love connecting on LinkedIn! https://www.linkedin.com/in/santinacroniser/
GA - Emily (she/her)
20:48
GA - Emily (she/her)
20:48
To direct specific questions to our panel today, please ask those in the Q&A function that you see in your menu bar along the bottom of the screen. We will answer as many questions as we can at the end of the panel discussion!
GA - Emily (she/her)
20:58
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GA - Emily (she/her)
21:14
A recording of this session will be emailed post-session to everyone who registered.
GA - Emily (she/her)
21:32
General Assembly is a global tech education company, offering training in tech, data, design, business, and more - to learn about what we do, check us out at https://generalassemb.ly/
GA - Emily (she/her)
21:55
No problem, Beth! We understand, it’s a busy time :) We’ll make sure you get a recording!
Ashleigh
21:57
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashleighfontenot
SHAWN SYMS
22:26
https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawnsyms
GA - Emily (she/her)
22:32
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Jacky Chong
22:48
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacky-chong-a19ba848/
ross
25:15
years ago I wanted to get into UX design/ assibility for products and website but it didnt exist unless you were a Industrial Designer degree
Grace DeSant
25:43
Thank you for sharing this John. I am legally blind in my right eye, and it’s been a big thing that has held me back in a lot of ways. I’m excited to do UX Design to help create products for better accessibility for everyone :)
GA - Emily (she/her)
26:47
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Savannah Worcester
27:09
Further proof that GA beings great professionals together!
GA - Emily (she/her)
28:46
:) :) :)
GA - Emily (she/her)
29:45
Hi, yes! We will be sending out a recording with the transcription in a follow up email!
Fen Slattery (they/them)
32:02
For folks asking: here's the meetup, and yes anyone can join us! We'd love to have you! https://www.meetup.com/a11ychi/
Hannah GA (She/Her)
36:31
Hey bill! Would you mind tossing that in the Q&A so it doesn’t get lost in the chat? Thank you!!!!
Ashleigh
38:02
wcag
Fen Slattery (they/them)
38:18
A link to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for folks who are unfamiliar: https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/
Santina Croniser
40:51
VPAT
Santina Croniser
41:07
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
GA - Emily (she/her)
41:07
***Captioning website: https://webcaptioner.com/
Santina Croniser
43:12
Perhaps Emily can collect and share our Twitter handles? Mine is @santinacroniser
Savannah Worcester
44:21
Yessss, so excited to learn about some quick solutions I can implement in the next few weeks!
mardomak
46:09
And appropriate typography, please
Ashleigh
46:38
aria
Hannah GA (She/Her)
46:52
@Santina — we can absolutely share Twitter handles in our follow up email! If anyone else wants to share their twitter I will share it in the follow up (along with your linkedin page as well)
GA - Emily (she/her)
47:21
We created a networking page if anyone wants to connect outside of this event: https://bit.ly/3blF2Wx
Santina Croniser
47:27
https://www.linkedin.com/in/santinacroniser/
Alexandra Buccilli
51:56
Yes, so smart to speak $$ in our corporate business world
Fen Slattery (they/them)
52:48
Hi Lisa, check out the new guidelines in the WCAG 2.1 about mobile accessibility!
Leslie R
53:33
To one of the Q&A questions, we've used https://wave.webaim.org/extension/ for some of our audits
Hannah Court
54:40
I always say that all users can benefit from accessible design, not just people with disabilities
David Dyer Lawson
54:55
The AODA in Ontario is a nightmare. The legislation seems wonderful; however, the implementation is very problematic.
Savannah Worcester
55:17
What was that statistic again?
Grace DeSant
56:10
Would love to read the study!
Christina Dang
56:18
A rising tide lifts all boats!
GA - Emily (she/her)
56:42
*** To direct specific questions to our panel today, please ask those in the Q&A function that you see in your menu bar along the bottom of the screen. We will answer as many questions as we can at the end of the panel discussion!
Hannah GA (She/Her)
01:00:18
https://theweco.com/
Fen Slattery (they/them)
01:00:20
Reminder to put your questions in the Q&A feature so we can easily see them and answer, thanks!
Hannah GA (She/Her)
01:00:43
@na
Hannah GA (She/Her)
01:00:46
https://theweco.com/
Hannah GA (She/Her)
01:00:55
@Natalie***
Christina Dang
01:01:27
^My sister's name is natalie and her nickname is Na. Hahaha.
mardomak
01:01:48
suggestion for the folk looking for a way to develop a career in accessibility: Think about which company or service industry could get much better with implementing the accessibility approaches in their product or service
Hannah GA (She/Her)
01:03:11
Hey Krystin — Thank you so much for the feedback! We are working on this internally!! I promise it is in the works!
mardomak
01:04:11
@Rachel Novick
Rachel Novick
01:05:09
Thank you!
Hannah Court
01:05:23
Thank-you so much all!
David Dyer Lawson
01:07:01
Um … the AODA was passed in 2005. It is not new.
Hannah GA (She/Her)
01:07:44
We will make sure we include these in our follow up as well!
Grace DeSant
01:08:53
What is this resource again? WebAim?
Amanda Bosse
01:09:19
https://webaim.org
Rachel Corponi Carey
01:09:52
drawing your attention to an amazing book that highlights importance in re-building the world to account for every body; What a body can do by Sara Hendren. Not necessarily focused on digital accessibility, but accessibility in our everyday lives. It’s truly fantastic, would highly recommend.
Rachel Novick
01:10:13
I will definitely take book recommendations too!
Hannah GA (She/Her)
01:10:13
Thanks Rachel!!
Ashley Kang
01:10:17
^Yes, can't wait to read Sara's book!
GA - Emily (she/her)
01:11:06
A reminder: we created a networking page if anyone wants to connect outside of this event: https://bit.ly/3blF2Wx
Rachel Corponi Carey
01:11:12
here it is :) https://www.amazon.com/What-Can-Body-Do-Built/dp/073522000X
Adrienne Laksfoss
01:13:28
Bye everyone
Grace DeSant
01:14:06
^ If you can consider ordering that book from any smaller or locally-owned book stores instead of Amazon, I highly recommend helping out your local economy that way! <3
Hannah GA (She/Her)
01:15:03
Let us know your thoughts about our event! Here is our survey:https://bit.ly/ga-event-survey
Rachel Corponi Carey
01:15:18
absolutely @Grace! if anyone interested just google’s the book, a few other options will pop up :)
Savannah Worcester
01:15:33
Thank you!!!
Gabrielle
01:15:34
This has been a wonderful discussion, really appreciating the panel & different points of view, and all the resources everyone has shared. Thanks!
Kathy Oneto
01:15:58
Thanks for all the great information and resources.
Tiffany Lo
01:16:36
This has been very helpful discussion. Thank you all so much for the time you’ve put in and express yourselves openly. :)
CeCe
01:16:44
This has been so insightful, interesting, and uplifting. Thank you for all the great information and for the work you do!
Aline Oliveira Magalhaes
01:16:57
Thanks!
GA - Emily (she/her)
01:17:12
A reminder: we created a networking page if anyone wants to connect outside of this event: https://bit.ly/3blF2Wx
Christina Dang
01:17:26
Thank you. This was really insightful! Thanks to the panel for your time.
Lina Rojas
01:17:28
Learned very helpful information. I greatly appreciate everyone’s time!
mardomak
01:17:58
Thanks to Covid now the events are all global :)
Lynn Wehrman
01:18:03
WeCo also sponsors a MeetUP: Accessibility Twin Cites MeetUp!
Lynn Wehrman
01:18:28
Streamed Live. All welcome
Fen Slattery (they/them)
01:19:07
cliquestudios.comfenslattery.comtwitter.com/sublimemarch
Amanda B. (she/her/hers)
01:19:26
Fen, you're a great facilitator, and all speakers were very helpful. Looking forward to the resources. I hope eventually we CENTER UX / design etc. around those currently marginalized and this won't be a "special interest" siloed topic allowed by the powers that be, but integrated into everything we do in all industries :) Stay whole !
Jade Thompson
01:19:36
Thank you all so much!
mardomak
01:19:38
Thank you all!
Hannah Court
01:19:40
Thank-you everyone, this has been a very useful session :)
Jessie B. (she/her)
01:19:42
Thank you all so much!!
Emily Tersoff (she/her)
01:19:42
Thank you all so much!
Kim Bishop
01:19:47
Thank you!
GA - Emily (she/her)
01:19:48
Thanks for joining us today! A recording of this webinar will be sent out in the next few days.If you have any questions about GA, please email denver@ga.co. We look forward to seeing you next time!
Aline Oliveira Magalhaes
01:19:53
Thank you all!
Hannah Court
01:19:55
Completely agree, Amanda
Quasona Oliver
01:19:55
Thank you, all! Really great discussion and resources!
Hannah GA (She/Her)
01:19:58
https://bit.ly/ga-event-survey
Lucy
01:20:06
Thank you so much :)
Connee O'Neill
01:20:06
Thank you!!
Jenny Mannello
01:20:10
Thanks All!
Ashleigh
01:20:19
Thank you ! Thumbs Up!
Ashleigh
01:20:21
Bye
Holly Stroh
01:20:26
Thank you!
Grace DeSant
01:20:26
Thank you so much!!
Tiffany Lo
01:20:26
Bye!
Alex Hare
01:20:27
Thank you!!