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GAAD 2022 - May 17-18- session on making accessible widgets

Join us for the Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) celebration. The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.

The Recipe for Making Accessible Widgets! by Rabab Gomaa

One of the major challenges of developing web applications is understanding how to make its widgets accessible. In simpler words, are tooltips, tabs, chatbots and other building blocks of the application usable by All? In this session, we will explore the distinct layers of making an accessible widget and go through its design considerations.

About Rabab
Rabab Gomaa is a web accessibility specialist based in Canada with over 20 years of experience working in user experience design and front-end development. Rabab is an accessibility advocate, one of co-organizer of a11yYOW & a11yAR and she speaks frequently at accessibility camps and conferences. Rabab offers accessibility testing services and training to increase the accessibility of websites.