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Web Directions aaa ’21 session spotlight–Making Motion Inclusive

Making Motion Inclusive

Val Head, Senior Design Advocate Adobe

Let’s clear the air about animation and inclusive design. It’s a common misconception that things like inclusive design and accessibility only come at the cost of design details like motion, but that’s just not the case. Whether it’s microinteractions, animated illustrations, or larger animated experiences, a little care and consideration can go a long way towards getting the best of both worlds.

In this session Val will show you how to build animated interactions with inclusivity in mind from the start. We’ll discuss how to apply web accessibility guidelines to modern web animation, when and how to implement reduced motion, and approaches to building up animated interactions for a solid standards base.

About Val Head

Val Head is a Senior Design Advocate at Adobe, author, and web animation expert. She is the author of Designing Interface Animation on Rosenfeld Media, teaches CSS Animation on LinkedIn Learning, and curates the weekly UI Animation Newsletter. Val has been published by Fast Company, A List Apart, and Smashing Magazine, and she’s spoken at dozens of events all over the world including Pixel Up, Web Directions, UX Week and An Event Apart.

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