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
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
The color contrast ratios mentioned in WCAG can give you an insight in how usable your color palette is. How that works isn't very transparent. Learn more about how the color contrast ratio is determined, and what that means for you (and your palette).
I shared an image of Afghan refugees too haphazardly. Let's have a second look.