Keynote: Open Source and accessibility: Do it with us, not for us.

November 2, 2022 at 15:00 UTC

Free Open Source Software, including WordPress, was going to change the world. My own experience working on Open Source projects over the last 2 decades shows me that it did. For many people. Not so much for disabled people. Many FOSS applications don’t take accessibility into account. Changing the culture of accessibility of a project can be difficult. Especially if you aren’t leaders of the project. But it’s not impossible! What projects need are accessibility champions. And listening to the voices of disabled people. Let’s talk about that.

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Accessibility consultant, Part of a Whole