It's Just Gibberish

Accessibility considerations have made huge leaps forward in web development, but how many of the sites you build do you actually use with a screen reader. I was the lead developer for the Cleveland Sight Center’s redesign, and after working closely with people who are blind or have vision impairments, I learned a lot about how accessibility improvements can open you up to a new audience, and how easy it is to alienate that audience. In this talk, I’ll share some of the stories and experiences that made this project so unique.


Kyle Balderson

Kyle Balderson

I am a Senior Rails Developer at University Tees. I’ve spent my career learning everything I can about each library and standard I work with, and how it impacts my projects and, most importantly, the people using them. I love to learn and to share things that could help others improve.


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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
6:00pm – 8:00pm

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LeanDog
1151 N. Marginal Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44114