Accessibility for Digital Wayfinding Design.
- We cover the following topics:
Why is it important,
The designers role,
How to do it,
Contact the experts.
Why is it important?
Why is it important to provide accessibility for digital wayfinding?
Accessibility provides all people, regardless of their capacity, equal opportunity to actively participate and engage with digital wayfinding.
The Designers Role
In addition to being leaders of innovation and progress, designers are also regarded as having a certain level of responsibility to society.
It is important and necessary for designers to factor in, inclusiveness, wheelchair access and DDA compliance in their conceptual design briefs
“The DDA needs to be part of their psyche“, Justin Dean.
Why is accessibility important in UI design?
Good UI/UX design for accessibility allows designers to reach a larger audience.
Accessibility helps not just those with disabilities, but also those with temporary impairments, such as a broken limb or temporary vision or hearing loss.
Good design provides a clear overlap between seated and standing users.
Demonstrating a common zone, or “accessibility overlap” that is accessible for all usersGood design provides a clear overlap between seated and standing users.
Demonstrating a common zone, or “accessibility overlap” that is accessible for all users
Your designs should CONSIDER local industry standards and accessibility guidelines.
WCAG 2.0 Level AA
and for peace of mind provide a… “DISABILITY ACCESS DESIGN COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE”
How to Implement
How do you implement accessibility and
inclusion in the design Process.
Designing products and services for everyone,
regardless of their physical or mental capabilities should be a central principle
in making society more inclusive for all individuals.
- Small steps towards inclusion
Designers need to educate themselves.
Research the relevant standards.
Talk to experts in the field.
Talk to us today about the principles accessibility and inclusive design for digital wayfinding.