In everyday life, being colour blind brings about challenges which normal sighted people probably aren’t aware of, like if a banana is ripe or unripe.
The GOV.UK Design System is improving radio buttons and checkboxes that conditionally reveal fields to make them more accessible. This post provides an update on our work and research.
Leyla Kee-McParlin of the Disclosure and Barring Service talks about the challenges of making services accessible and inclusive, and how that can be applied to other services, by using teams’ existing skills, but getting help from specialists where needed. Accessibility and inclusion is never “done” and learning has to continue.
This blog post explains why YouTube was the most suitable video player for GOV.UK. In a future blog post, we will explain more about how to make your video accessible for the YouTube player.
A team from the Crown Prosecution Service talk about how testing with assistive technology users, and not just carrying out an external audit, helped them make their service better.
We recently audited everything in GOV.UK Elements to make sure everything in it is as accessible as it can be. Here's what we found and what we did.