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#62: UX Design and Cognitive Disability

November 9th, 2021 · 49 minutes

Rain Michaels wears many hats. She is the UX designer behind Google’s Action Blocks and the new enhanced Select-to-Speak features on Chrome OS. As if that weren’t enough, she is also one of the maintainers for accessibility on the community-developed Drupal content management system, and she is a co-chair of W3C’s Cognitive Accessibility task force. On today's show, we talk about all of it, and how Rain thinks about making sites and tools accessible to people with a variety of cognitive challenges.

Guest Starring: Rain Michaels

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