Testing for Visual Accessibility

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It seems that designs are getting lower contrast, smaller font, and generally harder to read. It’s not just you and me, the majority of the population is experiencing deteriorating eyesight (as the baby boomers age). Today, in my How To column at Copyediting.com, I share tips for testing your products (documents, etc.) for accessibility by readers with vision loss, including blindness and colour blindness.Adam Antoszek-Rallo, accessibility speaker at Design Thinkers 2015

No Coffee plug-in for Chrome

Print accessibility guidelines from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).

Link to my columns on Copyediting.com

magnifying paper weight on print

Photo by Dhilung Kirat, used under CC BY-2.0 license.


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