Introduce accessibility from the beginning

Process oriented Project manager Frontend developer Interaction designer Graphic designer Procurer Tester

  • Follow the accessibility standard WCAG
  • Include accessibility on an equal basis as usability and user experience
  • Apply user-centred design principles and include users with disabilities

Accessibility in the specification

  • There has to be specific, measurable goals for accessibility in the specification. Look at the interface and the planned functionalities and determine what WCAG criteria need to be fulfilled.

Planning

  • Include people with disabilities in your target audience. 
  • Think accessibility when choosing what technology to use. For example a framework should  be compliant with WAI-ARIA. Some frameworks have better support for accessibility than others.