This document is a place to find and contribute inclusive design resources you have come across. If you found something interesting, the chances are that someone else will find it interesting too! Why not share it?
The intention of this page is to begin exploring how we gather, compile, and share inclusive design resources in our daily contexts. This will help us discover new and better ways of accomplishing these tasks.
Aside: This document was originally titled: "Community Meeting Notes (Jan 24, 2018) - Pooling and Sharing Inclusive Design Resources"
Tips on How to Use this Wiki Page
- Try to use this page on a daily basis
- Register for an account to begin contributing resources
- Reflect on how you used this resource (either as a contributor or a consumer)
- What did you like?
- What did you find frustrating?
- What features do you wish for? What can make this better?
- Spend some time to help organize the contents of this page.
Share your thoughts and feedback
Your feedback will help us discover new ways of sharing and contributing inclusive design knowledge.
- Leave a comment on this Wiki page
- Email Jonathan Hung, Alan Harnum, Caren Watkins, or Colin Clark.
- Join the Inclusive Design Community mailing list and post an email there
- Drop a message on the #fluid_design IRC channel
- Handling inquiries seeking "situated" information (relevant to context)
- Starting simple - gathering stuff onto a wiki page. Our own resources and from partners.
- What questions do our communities have?
- What kind of resources do we have or recommend?
- How do we encourage the use of this knowledge resource? (i.e. formality and process)
- Inclusive Design, Co-Design, and Co-Creation Resources
- Inclusive Design Guidelines - Research
- What do we know already and how did we describe them for previous audiences?
- "a wonderful collaborative mess of stuff"
- Maybe turn this into a gist so that people can comment and edit?
- Coordinate with OCAD librarians who publish our scholarly work
- Shared links and articles via IRC chats
- Share recorded community meetings via YouTube (and caption first)
- Summaries of books that we find useful
- Cherry pick from this stockpile and pull it into another organization for other projects (someone in the project can do the annotation and curation)
- What things do you draw from this pool for?
- Links and descriptions or keywords to be able to find it later
- What sort of workflow each person has to use this for?
- What project it was for, if it was our own, where we sourced it from if it wasn't ours, tagging/metadata to describe resources in general in order to retrieve them
- if it applies to specific sectors (which would require specific resources)
- Make an open Zotero group for anyone to join (https://www.zotero.org/groups/2086760/inclusive_design?)
- Zotero, are.na, or Mendeley
- Use it day-to-day, reflect on how to use it, how often to use it
- a general approach to organizing resources:
- three separate, but related concerns:
- archiving of IDRC research artefacts, which we will work with the OCAD library to help with
Bodies in Translation Toolkit
stuff to add content for
Inclusive Volunteering Guide and tip Sheets (english and french on volunteer.ca)
Our Doors Are Open Guide for Accessible Congregation (will be available soon in English and French on https://opendoors.idrc.ocadu.ca/)
Headings Map Firefox plugin
VoiceOver for Mac OS, iOS)
Automating Accessibility Testing:
aXE,Pa11y andAATT are examples of automated testing libraries that can be integrated with a continuous integration test suite.
Browser automation using tools likeSelenium orPhantomJS can also support automating some aspects of accessibility testing.
Examining the Accessibility API:
Inspector (Windows) andAccessibility Inspector
is also useful for this.
Accerciser for Linux.
Communities of Practice
Web Accessibility Initiative,WebAIM and theweb-a11y Slack group are open groups for discussing web accessibility topics.
#a11yTO Meetup Group
Meetings and Conferences
- DEEP, OCADU, Toronto
- Creative Commons Global Summit
Some Useful Articles and Essays and Books
”Writing CSS With Accessibility In Mind” by Manuel Matuzovic
Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Representations for Inclusive Design, Clayton Lewis
- Static site generator: Hugo, Cupper
- CSS frameworks: Foundation, Bootstrap 4, CAST Figuration
- Can I Use?
- Amara captioning
- AblePlayer (open source accessible web video player)
Inclusive Design Guides
Content Authoring and Publishing
Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion
Examples of Inclusive Design
The Electronic Curbcut – Centre for an Accessible Society http://www.accessiblesociety.org/topics/technology/eleccurbcut.htm
Anxiety Meter - https://research.hollandbloorview.ca/Assets/Research/Documents/Research%20Centres%20and%20Labs/Autism%20Research%20Centre/anxiety-meter-fact-sheet.pdf
Videos + Audio
|Name||Fluid Project YouTube Channel|
Resources shared on IRC, email, social media
https://newsroom.uber.com/canada/ocad/ – IDRC and Uber
- “Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor” - Algorithms, Inequality, Technology, Ethnography, Data Analysis, Social Services