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Accessibility is not a choice; it is a must.

When it comes to people, there’s no such thing as “normal” and what many get wrong about accessibility is that they believe it is only related to disabilities and does not consider the different situations in which many of us probably need those options to proceed toward a certain goal.


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Othmane Agoumi

3 months ago | 1 min read
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When it comes to people, there’s no such thing as “normal” and what many get wrong about accessibility is that they believe it is only related to disabilities and does not consider the different situations in which many of us probably need those options to proceed toward a certain goal.

The interactions we design with technology depend heavily on what we can see, hear, speak, and touch. Assuming that all of those senses and abilities are always fully operational increases the risk of ignoring a large portion of people.

If you're holding your baby, groceries... with one hand and you need to answer a call, do you believe it's acceptable to place the answers feature in a position where your fingers can't easily reach; this is a form of accessibility.

Designing for accessibility not only allows more people with a wider variety of abilities to access our products and experiences but also the ones with temporary situations.

We all are growing, changing, and adapting to the world around us every day. We want our designs to reflect that diversity.

It’s our collective responsibility to lower these barriers through inclusive products, services, environments, and experiences.

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I team up with businesses to develop better human-centered products & services.


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