Headings and Landmarks: Why They’re Important for Accessibility

I watched this video yesterday and it reminded me of Caitlin Geier’s presentation at our Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Detroit event earlier this month.

Created by Rob Dodson of the Google Chrome Developers group, the video is one of many short helpful A11ycasts accessibility videos on YouTube.

This seven-minute video shows you how headings and landmarks in your HTML code work using the VoiceOver screen reader.

Recap: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017

attendees seated at high-top tables, listening to introduction of speakers

Refresh Detroit’s fourth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day event was a smashing success!

We were fortunate to have two speakers from event sponsor Deque Systems, a leader in accessibility software and testing. UX designer Caitlin Geier started us off with her five keys to designing for accessibility. Continue reading

Our 10th Anniversary! Let’s Celebrate!

Hard to believe it’s been 10 years since Refresh Detroit started! From meeting in restaurants, cafes, and bars with three to five people in the early years to meetups with over 75 people, we’ve seen a lot of change in the past ten years.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our meetups!

To celebrate our tenth anniversary, we’re planning a trip to the ball park, Comerica Park, to watch the Detroit Tigers. Continue reading