Accessibility and design collaborative office hours

Hey everyone! 

In an effort to continuously improve and maintain the accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( of WordPress as exciting new design efforts start to take shape, the accessibility and design team leads for WP 5.6 (sarahricker, karmatosed, elmastudio) will be holding some additional joint office hours between our two teams every Tuesday at 15:00 UTC. We will start in the #design channel, then alternate between #design and #accessibility each week throughout the remainder of WP 5.6 release cycle.

This extra time can basically be considered “office hours” for any topic that crosses over between the two areas. We’ll do our best to answer any questions or concerns you have. Anything we can’t answer or solve for in the moment will at least get the ball rolling and can be prioritized in the standard weekly team meeting agendas.

Though this is a focused meeting on accessibility/design – everyone is welcome, so please drop in and say hello if you have time! 

Our first joint office hours will be Tuesday, October 12, 2020 at 15:00 UTC in the #design slack channel.

See you then!

Sarah sarahricker, Tammie karmatosed, and Ellen elmastudio

#5-6, #a11y