2020 Disability / Accessibility Predictions

Eight important trends that will help you get ahead and be more inclusive with respect to disabilities in 2020

Red desk calendar that says “Life is short. Do stuff that matters”
Red desk calendar that says “Life is short. Do stuff that matters”
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More focus on speech driven interfaces that don’t require perfect speech

Machine learning to improve automated accessibility testing

Integrating automated testing into CI/CD pipelines

Disability as part of UN Sustainable Development goals #Envision2030

More lawsuits :(

More accessibility departments in multi-national companies shifting to Californian / European standards

Accessibility being included in laws not directly related to accessibility

WCAG 2.2 is coming

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Accessibility Architect @ VMware. W3C Silver, ITI & IAAP GLC committees. Degrees in CS, law, business. Wheelchair user w/ a deaf daughter.

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