Articles and Blogs

Additional resources to help you learn more about digital accessibility in relation to social media and other areas of digital marketing.

A General Style Guide for Podcast Transcription

Tips and a template for writing a good podcast transcription.

Ableism and Language

Guide on different words and phrases that are ableist and/or outdated as well as alternatives. Content warning: examples of ableist and otherwise harmful language. Created and maintained by Lydia X. Z. Brown.

Accessibility Tips for Your Twitch Channel

Rundown of tips to make your Twitch channel more inclusive from Dev + Test Automator, Liz Wait.

Accessibility awareness is on the rise, but is it turning into action?

A look at how far accessibility has come and how far it still has to go.

Accessible Communication: A starting point to foster more inclusive comms

How to ensure you're creating communications with accessibility in mind.

Alt Text Only a Factor for Image Search

Google clarifies alt text is only a factor for image search, not regular web search.

An intro to designing accessible data visualizations

Multidisciplinary developer and designer Sarah L. Fossheim has created an excellent overview of the dos and don'ts to keep in mind when designing accessible data visualizations.

Are you guilty of “inspiration porn”?

Blogger and disability advocate Sheri Byrne-Haber breaks down the problem with inspiration porn, a form of unconscious bias that hurts people with disabilities.

Authors over automation: 3 Steps for better alt-text and image descriptions in academic writing

Information Scientist Lettie Y. Conrad discusses the value of author produced alt text for images in academic writing and shares resources and a three-step guide for authors looking to improve their alt-text practice.

Captioned Video Accessibility: “Stranger Things” Captions, a Fascinating Case Study

Marketer Meryl K. Evans takes an in-depth look at the captions of the popular Netflix show "Stranger Things."

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