Accessibility and Inclusion

In-depth discussions on how UX testing can remove barriers and help make the online world accessible and inclusive to everyone, no matter what their needs. Our most popular posts include advice on making websites age-friendly, guidance on making inclusive web-forms and the tragic results of bad design.

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A user experience guide to typography How to improve usability through typography, legibility, and readability

Whether your product requires users to read one word or 100,000 words, you should pay attention to the usability and...

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Why you shouldn’t UX test by gender Luke Richards tackles the reasons why testing along gender lines is to fall at the first hurdle

Those of us with an interest in mobile and internet usage are familiar with data that deals with demographic breakdowns....

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Five ways to make usable websites for people with dyslexia

This is Dyslexia Awareness Week in the UK. World Dyslexia Awareness Day takes place on Thursday 5th October 2017. To...

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What are the UX implications of on-demand healthcare?

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing on-demand healthcare. What are the implications of of having real-time data on your health,...

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How good UX can save lives A look at how UX design impacts healthcare, automotive interfaces and emergency response technology

What do you think about when you hear the term ‘user experience’? UX often brings to mind the delight we...

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Is simplicity the best way to ensure usability? If we strip everything down to the bare essentials, what do we lose in the process?

It can often seem like there’s a straight line between simplicity and usability. Improving usability and user experience involves working...

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Improving gender diversity in the UX industry In this week's #UXchat we discuss gender representation in UX and what can be done to improve diversity

I’m a firm believer that the user experience thinking can be used to improve every aspect of your life and...

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How to design websites for blind and partially sighted people A comprehensive guide to improving accessibility for people with visual impairments

As of 2014, there are around 360,000 people registered as blind or partially sighted in the UK. But these are...

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How to make websites age-friendly Improving web accessibility for the over-50s is a case of digiboom or bust

The over-50s are almost a third of the UK population. They are online and they are spending money – £14.45...

How can we improve the UX design of our healthcare systems? [a #uxchat roundup] UX Design and Healthcare [a #uxchat roundup] with Tim Moyer

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed how we can improve the UX design of our healthcare systems. Would you consider...