When most people think about accessibility in technology, their first thought may be about accessibility for blind or D/deaf people: captioning, visual descriptions or Braille conversion. Blind and D/deaf people aren’t the only ones who benefit from inclusive technology, though. Autistic people, people with learning disabilities, people with ADHD and other neurodivergent people also have access needs that site designers and developers can meet. Here are five ways you can make your websites and apps more accessible for neurodivergent people.
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Read full article at Source: 5 Ways to Make Your Web Content More Neurodiversity Inclusive | NOS Magazine
Neurodiversity – the idea that conditions such as dyslexia and autism are just part of normal human variation – is an unfamiliar term to most of us. The term comes from a movement to reduce the medicalisation of the experiences of people who are ‘wired differently’.
Neurodiversity (and the related field of cognitive accessibility) is important. As many as one in five users will be neurodiverse. Building websites and applications to suit them is a business opportunity not to be missed.
…By designing your user experiences to be mindful of the neurodiverse…
While cognitive accessibility seems a bit of a stretch today, it will one day come to define how you, too, experience the web.
So what can you do?
Source: Designing for the web: Neurodiversity | Web design | Creative Bloq