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Celebrating Accessibility in Design: International Day of People With Disability

Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all.

At Envato, we’re committed to making the internet a more diverse and accessible space for everyone.

This December marked the 2017 International Day of People with Disability, with the theme of “transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all.”

To mark this event, the Envato Tuts+ team published a series of new articles and tutorials relating to accessibility in design:

Hone your graphic design skills while raising awareness for this holiday.

This article is part of a small business series on practices. If you run a business, this guide has some helpful tips for making your hiring practices more inclusive!

Apple has created powerful built-in assistive technologies for creating an accessible user experience. We explore functions like Voiceover, Switch Control, Word Completion, and more.

From adding `alt text` to testing for non-conflicting colors, many components of accessible presentation design are behind-the-scenes. This article provides a helpful checklist (and a guide if you’ve ever wondered what the built-in accessibility checker does in PowerPoint).

Accessibility is a team effort, and one that impacts all aspects of the internet. This guide from teacher and front-end developer Sami Keijonen is a great introduction to accessible design.

What’s it like to view the web with a visual impairment? Tuts+ looks at the tumblr home page with a simulation of different visual impairments.

Designing for mobile? Here’s how to test for accessible design for Android apps.


Brittany Jezouit

About the Author Brittany Jezouit

Brittany is the editor of the Envato blog. You can follow her on Twitter @brittanyjezouit.