Hi, I'm Erik. I'm disabled and doing it anyway.
- What: Accessibility, Inclusive Design and Design Systems
- With: Large organizations, managers, developers and designers
- Where: Open source, finance, government and retail
- Assess - Where are we at? Let's find out what the current status.
- Fix - It's time to improve what's there, and start looking forward.
- Ingrain - You want long lasting solutions. Let's boost the knowledge of your entire organization!
- Web Accessibility Specialist
- First certified Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) in the Netherlands
- Professional Scrum Product Owner
- Certified Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)
- Facilitating the community and meetups of the Dutch platform for Inclusive Design & Accessibility (IDEA11Y)
Blog, latest writings
Products can be made in a way that they can be used by everybody, including people with disabilities. Not everybody knows this, or how to do this. Working in the field of accessibility means supporting people to build accessible.
Build the most components you can to have the least amount of work. I'll tell you why that's logical.
There are some useful principles to keep in mind when considering accessibility and inclusive design, but this one is probably my personal favorite. It helps a lot of people (including me, which makes it super important 👀) and can apply to so many situations. Always make sure people know what to expect.
Why accessibility has priority over other issues