Accessibility Whack-A-Mole · An A List Apart Article

“How do we deal with accessibility needs for which there are no definitive answers?” asks Eleanor Ratliff. Sometimes we arrive at a fix that helps one group of people only to find that our solution undermines another group’s experience. Through the prism of typeface choice, Ratliff relates how she and her team tackled the problem of accessibility whack-a-mole for a rebranding project.

Man, accessibility can be tricky. But I think that’s one of the reasons why I love studying it so much. This is a good exploration into some of the gray areas of implementing accessible design and some of the trade-offs that must be considered.