25 minutes | Mar 17, 2020

Expert Sheri Byrne-Haber Talks Accessibility (A Great Listen)

Sheri Byrne-Haber is a world renown expert in disability and accessibility.She's currently the head of accessibility at VMware and was previously the head of accessibility at McDonald's and has contracted with Albertsons as well.In this episode, we get Sheri's insight on a number of topics:What it was like being the head of accessibility at McDonald'sHow to reduce anxiety for users of your websiteWhy you should always go for modal pop-upsWhy you shouldn't use accessibility toolbars/overlaysTwo things you don't usually get (but need) with closed captionsThe gamification of accessibility training and how it helpsWhat can you do to go above and beyond in making things accessibleHow important are multiple channels of accessibility supportWhat Sheri got busted for when testing for accessibilityDisability as a part of diversityMoney as a motivator for accessibilitySeeking out feedback from people with disabilitiesLinks from this episode:Most inaccessible website with a perfect score on Google LighthouseSheri's blogSheri's Medium channelSheri on LinkedIn Get the transcript for this episode at accessible.org/ep10Support the show (https://krisrivenburgh.com)
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