Accessibility and Motion

How to design the delightful user experience you want for your sighted / non-motion sensitive users, without triggering distraction, nausea and migraines in the rest of us

Cartoon image of people designing video for a landscape mobile device — video recording/shooting/cutting, and directing
Cartoon image of people designing video for a landscape mobile device — video recording/shooting/cutting, and directing

“Moderation in all things is the best policy.”

- Roman comic dramatist Plautus (c.250–184 BCE)

Step 1: Follow the WCAG motion guidelines

Step 2: Honor the choices users have made in their OS and Browser settings

Step 3: Give users an additional mechanism from the site/app itself to turn motion off

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Blogger, disability advocate, nerd. Bringing the fire on ableism. A11y Architect @ VMware. Wheelchair user w/ a deaf daughter. CS, Law, and Business background

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