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Web Accessibility: From a POC Perspective - Shared screen with speaker view
GA - Emily (she/her)
16:04
Hello! Welcome to today’s “Web Accessibility: From a POC Perspective” 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/
Erin Hoops
16:40
Erin - joining from Redwood City, CA
Aurelia Kare
16:40
new joisey
Kelly Johnson
16:40
Kelly (she/they) from Montreal
Jay Newlin (he/him/his)
16:42
Good evening! I’m Jay from Philadelphia!
Joan Davis
16:47
Joan Davis from Durham, NC. Hi!
GA - Emily (she/her)
16:51
For those of you just joining, we’ll be starting in just a few moments. Feel free to introduce yourself in this chat and let us all know where you’re from!
Matt May
16:55
Hi from Seattle!
Angela Daniels
17:00
Angela from Denver!
Allison Hall
17:03
Allison from Denver!
Avi Chandiramani
17:04
Good evening, hi from San Francisco!
Greg Edwards
17:04
Denver +1
Lori Samuels
17:09
Lori from Utah
Lindsey Kopacz
17:11
Hi from the DC area !
Mary Heid
17:11
Reno, NV
Matilda Asuzu
17:16
Hello from Denver!
sam
17:20
sam from philly. thanks for hosting!
Marilyn Osei
17:25
👋🏿 Austin
Margie Chubin
17:32
Margie from Chicago!
Lainey Feingold
17:35
Lainey Feingold here from Berkeley
Crystal Preston-Watson
17:40
So I am going to be squinting at the screen a lot because I don’t have my screen reader settings set up on this new Macbook
Aurelia Kare
18:15
will it be ok to watch from my phone?
EJ Mason
18:18
I recognise so many names among attendees! Hi Laney!
Lainey Feingold
18:35
Hi EJ!
GA - Emily (she/her)
18:48
Hi Aurelia! Yes, you should be just fine watching on your phone!
Adrian Roselli
18:51
Adrian Roselli from Buffalo!
Charles Hall
19:55
Hi Lainey, Adrian, & EJ!
GA - Emily (she/her)
20:17
Women of Color in Tech: https://www.wocintech.co/
Angela Daniels
21:01
You’re doing great!
GA - Emily (she/her)
21:24
Women of Color in Tech: https://www.wocintech.co/
Brooke Sinclair
22:19
Hey everybody, Brooke from Houston here!
GA - Emily (she/her)
22:21
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Melia Polynice
25:33
👏🏾
Shani Christiansen
25:44
🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾
Kiebpoli (kay-po-lee) they/them
26:17
Kiebpoli (kay-po-lee) they/them - occupied Lenape land (Brooklyn)
Kiebpoli (kay-po-lee) they/them
26:29
<3 Natalie!!!!
Daunasia Yancey
27:16
Yes Natalie! Thank you for the invitation ❤
Matilda Asuzu
27:23
🙌
Shani Christiansen
27:32
AMAZING
Paul Myers
27:35
YES
GA - Emily (she/her)
27:35
YES!!!
Angela Riggs
27:37
👏🏼yes neopets
Daunasia Yancey
27:52
omg, I loved neopets 😍
Lori Samuels
30:47
I have your book!
GA - Emily (she/her)
31:27
This chat space is for casual chit-chat or general comments. 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!
Lindsey Kopacz
31:28
Regine was my first talk I ever saw on a11y :D
Sepideh
34:46
I added Regine’s book to my Goodreads list
GA - Emily (she/her)
36:56
@Danise Olague shared: “If anyone is interested in AR/VR accessibility, check out XR Access: https://xraccess.org/“
GA - Emily (she/her)
38:59
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Jay Newlin (he/him/his)
39:27
I agree with Natalie’s point: All too often, we talk about the “market share” to drive our requirements and expectations. “Do we have enough users who need this?”
Aurelia Kare
40:20
From Me to All panelists: (7:21 PM)
And during this pandemic, even more so. My local office to pay my energy bill is now closed.
Matilda Asuzu
41:25
https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/infographic-disability-impacts-all.html
Matt May
44:20
BUT I WANNA
Charles Hall
44:53
+1 to the XR Access comment. We also have groups within the W3C working on accessibility in AR/VR/XR and lean on and share between XR Access.
Matilda Asuzu
45:22
https://miro.medium.com/max/649/0*DCeyuYufpoYVH5cJ
Lori Samuels
45:53
It's also impactful to get people w/disabilities into user testing so that the product people can SEE how difficult their web/app is to use
Lori Samuels
46:20
those "how many blind people" arguments tend to be harder to make in front of a blind person ;)
Aurelia Kare
46:39
^beautiful
Matilda Asuzu
47:33
🙌
GA - Emily (she/her)
49:47
From Danise Olague: “A great org wokring to bridge industry with higher education is Teach Access: https://teachaccess.org/“
Lori Samuels
50:59
there's no real diversity and inclusion without disability inclusion, and we can't be disability-inclusive without accessibility
Danise Olague
51:45
+1 to that!
Sepideh
52:25
What is wild is higher ed has to follow accessibility laws to make their stuff accessible for students, but they do not bother teaching this stuff to students
Paul Myers
52:25
::enthusiastic snapping::
Sepideh
52:27
It is so weird
Mike Gifford
53:34
Quite interesting to think about asking for help as a barrier. Thanks Aisha.
Mike Gifford
57:05
@Danise Olague - On the VR/AR/XR front worth also checking out https://equalentry.com/ & the VR workshops that Thomas has organized.
Lori Samuels
57:40
Yes Regine!
Hannah Annalora (she/her)
58:12
I am getting chills now!!!
Mary Heid
58:20
^ Sepiedh: Re higher ed not teaching a11y in CompSci. Yes, that’s such an “opportunity” as we say in higher ed. I was thrilled to hear at the beginning of this webinar the work that Regine is doing at NYU. She may be one of only a few educators addressing the issue! Thanks for doing that, Regine.
Joan Davis
59:17
Thank you, Regine!
Jon Sasala
59:32
I highly recommend Regine’s book. https://www.amazon.com/Inclusive-Design-Digital-World-Accessibility/dp/148425015X
Angela Daniels
59:51
<3 so happy to here and for all of you to be sharing your wisdom and hard won knowledge with us
Natalie Patrice Tucker
01:03:39
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8qhCFFAi7u-rWQIMpRHDm2tZhRJpk8Dg6Sq0wb2ACGawQ9w/viewform
Kelly Johnson
01:03:44
I don't see the survey link
Jay Newlin (he/him/his)
01:03:46
QA manager here! I hear you, Aisha!
Brooke Sinclair
01:03:55
<3 thank you!
GA - Emily (she/her)
01:03:58
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8qhCFFAi7u-rWQIMpRHDm2tZhRJpk8Dg6Sq0wb2ACGawQ9w/viewform
Angela Riggs
01:04:17
👏🏼Thank you all for sharing your experiences and expertise!
Melia Polynice
01:04:30
👏🏾
Mary Heid
01:04:33
Appreciate you all for your wisdom and authenticity!
Jay Newlin (he/him/his)
01:04:34
Yes! Thank you all!!!
Kristyn (she/they)
01:04:36
Thank you!!
Kelly Johnson
01:04:37
thank you!
Lori Samuels
01:04:47
fantastic panel!
Jessica Clay
01:04:52
Thank you!!
Karissa
01:06:23
This has been so inspiring. Thanks to you all!
Aurelia Kare
01:06:59
That’s such a good point about small biz
Aisha Blake
01:08:13
https://a11y.coffee/a11y-testing-making-coffee/
Joan Davis
01:09:45
Yes! For U of Minnesota
GA - Emily (she/her)
01:09:59
SKIUMAH!
Lindsey Kopacz
01:10:01
https://accessibility.umn.edu/
Lindsey Kopacz
01:10:05
is that it?
Aisha Blake
01:11:10
https://webaim.org/
Angela Riggs
01:11:15
https://www.a11yproject.com/
GA - Emily (she/her)
01:11:17
We’ll get a list of resources and share them in the follow-up email!
Kristyn (she/they)
01:11:41
Awesome, thanks Emily!
sam
01:12:00
Incredibly helpful and inspiring. Thanks so much for sharing.
Charles Hall
01:12:26
And the rest of us can do a better job of amplifying your voices.
Lori Samuels
01:12:37
Yes ^
Ashley Kang
01:12:55
Right, they BEEN here!
Ashley Kang
01:13:14
Pay them :-)
Charles Hall
01:14:57
You are the shit. Indeed.
Lori Samuels
01:14:59
yes you are Natalie!
Kristyn (she/they)
01:15:14
✨✨✨
Aurelia Kare
01:15:51
Thank you ladies for such an inspiring evening. My reserves are filled again, fighting for the right thing is tiring sometimes.
Brooke Sinclair
01:15:58
thank you!
Jon Sasala
01:15:59
Thank you all. Nice work!
Lori Samuels
01:16:01
do it again!
Jeremy Tinianow
01:16:01
Thank you all! This has been wonderful and inspiring!!!
Matt May
01:16:07
Thanks to all of you!
Utah Newman
01:16:08
Thank you!
Sade Smith
01:16:09
Thank you all so much!
Jon Sasala
01:16:12
Looking forward to hearing more from you all in the future.
Egbet Abraha
01:16:13
Thank you all!!
Fonda Carranza
01:16:13
Such a great session. Thank you all!
Angela Daniels
01:16:15
This was wonderful, thank you!
jay g
01:16:16
Thank you!
Lori Samuels
01:16:17
wonderful
Jess
01:16:21
Thank you all! This was so great!
Sepideh
01:16:28
Thank you
Matilda Asuzu
01:16:31
Thank you
Kiebpoli (kay-po-lee) they/them
01:16:32
!!! wonderful panel - thank you so so much everyone!
GA - Emily (she/her)
01:16:33
We’ll send out panelists’s LinkedIn profiles in the email!
Margie Chubin
01:16:33
Thank you all for sharing your expertise and perspectives with us!
Laurie
01:16:35
Amazing talk! Such great info.
Lainey Feingold
01:16:42
Thank you all! Wonderful panel.
Charles Hall
01:16:43
I love and follow you all. This was epic.
Angela Riggs
01:16:45
Enjoy your vacation!
Sarah Brodwall
01:17:24
Excellent discussion. Thank you!
GA - Emily (she/her)
01:17:29
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!
Melia Polynice
01:17:29
Thank you!!!!
Paul Myers
01:17:30
This is has inspirational and delightful. Thank you for your thoughts and for holding this space
Kim Bishop
01:17:40
Thank you!
EJ Mason
01:17:42
Thank you all for your time and perspective.
Erin Hoops
01:17:45
Thank you!!!
Natalie Yee
01:17:57
Thank you! This was so wonderful and inspiring.
Daunasia Yancey
01:18:02
thank you all!
Aurelia Kare
01:18:14
And I just love all the laughing and giggling, makes my day.
Natalie Patrice Tucker
01:18:34
yes Lindsay thanks!!!
Danise Olague
01:18:39
Thank you!