University of Washington’s Communication Leadership Program collaborated with community leaders to illuminate different aspects of accessibility and inclusive design. Kat Holmes presented the keynote talk. Visit the site linked below to access all the videos and learning activities. For the 20-minute version of this talk:
Ralph Teetor was an engineer and an all-around amazing guy. He lost his vision as a child, but that didn’t slow him down. What did get in his way, however, was his lawyer’s driving.
Can artificial intelligence be racist? Well, it depends. Let’s say you’re an African-American student at a school that uses facial recognition software.
The key to inclusive design is working closely with excluded communities to create better solutions. Recognize who’s most excluded from using a solution and then bring them into the design process.
Inclusive design is a term that leads people to think about an expanding audience, with expanding wants and needs, which, in turn, gives them more to think about as they design products.
Packaging can be annoying for any consumer. But for people with disabilities, it often creates yet another challenge in a world riddled with them, an unnecessary obstacle that leads to frustration.
Legally blind since age 18, my father missed out on the first digital revolution. For Dad, the Amazon Echo doesn’t carry information so much as it facilitates independence of connection.
This is an adapted training course to introduce people to the concepts and terminology used around disability and accessibility in the workplace.
Curb cuts are everywhere, but fifty years ago, most urban corners featured a sharp drop-off, making it difficult for wheelchair users to get between blocks without assistance.