People may experience permanent disabilities, temporary disabilities, or situational disabilities—all under neurological disabilities. All of these are important to be considering when you are building a website.
Working as the Website Specialist for Maintainn, the WordPress support and maintenance division of WebDevStudios, Christina Workman keeps website accessibility at the forefront of her mind and job role. She has been focused on learning about website accessibility for the past three years.
Christina is a passionate advocate of keeping the internet accessible for all people. In July, she presented a talk titled, “Understanding Neurodisabilities: Computers Don’t Run the Same OS; Neither Do Our Individual Brains,” at WordCamp Santa Clarita. This talk was just published on WordPress TV.
In her presentation, Christina takes the time to break down various neurological disabilities. Additionally, she addresses measures you can take to ensure your website visitors, who have neurodisabilities, have an accessible and pleasurable experience on your website.
Watch the video below to learn what personally fuels Christina’s passion for website accessibility. You will also discover why those “top tips for website accessibility fixes” that often wind up at the top of search results are not enough, if you want a truly accessible website.