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Head of Accessibility @gdsteam. Front-end developer. Accessibility and usability advocate. Long distance triathlete.

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Great session on mapping accessibility needs and creating pattern libraries with @dugboticus today. Brain full.
Retweeted by Alistair DugginDWP services more accessible thanks to new British Sign Language pilot https://t.co/VOe08V7IBL
2/8
2016
The tech giving people power to deal with disability https://t.co/L9cb6fPujI
2/1
2016
London Accessibility Meet on Feb 11th 'Scaling web accessibility from specialist niche to business-as-usual' https://t.co/0L5vTBQRTNNHS.UK Alpha blog - Designing for accessibility https://t.co/qvj0aRVFca by @demotive
1/27
2016
3 weeks until #Sprint16. Excited to share the topics and speaker information with you: https://t.co/ejhiKYWYBK https://t.co/GdC7tgQmhC
Retweeted by Alistair DugginResearch with visually impaired users https://t.co/DQwTDV8UU6 a superb blog by Ed Horsford
Retweeted by Alistair DugginI wrote something about our research with visually impaired users https://t.co/j5f4TVLZi4
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1/22
2016
Why Facebook has become so important to the sign language community https://t.co/sBurhC95WE
1/21
2016
@jabley @simonw @LeonieWatson @partiallyblind The GOV.UK browse page is a single page app, watch @edds explain how https://t.co/J28xXwKv7n
1/20
2016
@khamiltonuk Where's your workplace? May be able to do an evening workshop.
1/17
2016
"Understanding the problem is the key to fixing it":https://t.co/knpesknP3t Tara Land, #gdsteam head of user research on user needs
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1/13
2016
@JamieKnight Thanks JamieAny idea how to dynamically create accessible pdfs (for example from HTML) for things like downloadable receipts?The state of government accessibility standards around the world https://t.co/3OplO3xiAF
1/12
2016
The Swiss smartphone school for the blind - access to the autonomy and independence that for years was unthinkable https://t.co/X8kBqhwEnQ
1/6
2016
Market review of BSL and communications provision for people who are deaf of have hearing loss. Call for evidence. https://t.co/o562nhmXau
1/5
2015
@harryharrold @pixlz that's great - thanks @pixlz thank you. Very keen to do that accessibility presentation to as many people in government as possible!.@Age_UK warns that online services can leave older people without support - we must help them gain #DigitalSkills https://t.co/gW2tGw3cbZ
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12/10
2015
@edwardhorsford just booked lunch at The Breslin for tomorrow - can't wait to try the lamb burger :)
11/27
2015
@derivadow working in Holborn. In New York this week, celebrating my 40th. Just arrived - very excited! Are you working in Kings Cross?
11/21
2015
@alexxxxxk if you follow me I'll DM you @alexxxxxk I'm near the Southside shopping centre. If you make it down you can have both for £20 @derivadow I've seen it & like HTML_sniffer which it uses. Haven't set pa11y up but is on my list of things to do. Be great to catch up @alexxxxxk yes, can you get to Wandsworth to pick it up? @MDZFD Still available - do you want to DM me?2 tickets available to Everything Everything tonight (20 Nov) at Brixton Academy. Central London pickup, face value @Twickets @jsutt thank you! Yes, web based web chat. Will take a look
11/20
2015
Web chat - how do you make it accessible? Know any good examples or resources?
11/19
2015
Another good day touring my accessibility presentation. A day in Swansea with the Drivers Medical team. Looking forward to working with them
11/17
2015
@cliverchrdsn @lorna_tang @diane1859 yes, I suggested https://t.co/zZKFAH84yVWhat is an accessible website? https://t.co/b5y2l41FCE by @leenternet via @LeonieWatson
11/16
2015
Back in London after a productive and enjoyable day in Bristol working with @LeonieWatson @etheya thank you! @chrismoore_mbe thanks so much for organising it! Always happy to spread accessibility awareness and meet interested folk
11/13
2015
'This is for everyone'. Great to have @gdsteam head of accessibility @dugboticus talk to room of 20+ HMRC designers https://t.co/fLsEFA3O0W
Retweeted by Alistair DugginGreat presentation today from @dugboticus, head of accessibility @GOVUK. Really challenging to look at our work from different perspectives.
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBrilliant day at HMRC in Newcastle talking about accessibility with designers, developers testers and user researchers. Great questions!
11/12
2015
What does the Disability Discrimination Act mean to you? https://t.co/KPyHlotY1a @EHRC
Retweeted by Alistair DugginBroadband was becoming new Rural/Urban #digitaldivide. Not any longer: We're making fast Broadband a utility: https://t.co/1gEjeMJHg3
Retweeted by Alistair DugginOur new #HearingMatters report is out today revealing the latest #hearingloss facts: https://t.co/uOz7dQUsix https://t.co/FDa2NxE7KY
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11/8
2015
@alastc @iAmMaccing Thank you! This looks like a good one 'Switch Control Overview' https://t.co/U6Xr6GUoPlLooking for good videos of people using assistive technologies including voice recognition, screen magnifier & switch devices #accessibilty
11/6
2015
The state of government accessibility standards around the world https://t.co/OKdpZ31ams via @LeonieWatsonBBC launches event to find top disabled talent for tech roles in Salford: https://t.co/5S3AS4tgDL @YourBBCDigital #bbcpdt
Retweeted by Alistair DugginAccessibility in action @dugboticus https://t.co/2T3MqqJEMk this made me smile today.
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11/5
2015
@mattbostock thank you! So am I :)“By designing for someone with a permanent disability, someone with a situational disability can also benefit.” http://t.co/H38S2Dw0LL
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11/4
2015
@benpbarnett @lennym yup, i have a ticket available @danhodkinson hoping to get cost price for it. Do you want to DM me? @danhodkinson @ffconf I still have my ticket - are you after one?
11/3
2015
Anyone after a ticket for Full Frontal, the frontend developer conference? It's in Brighton on Friday. I have a ticket and can't go @ffconf
11/2
2015
The key to defining accessibility is that people can independently consume & interact with the web. @Jennison #fowd https://t.co/xmIwY0iaBH
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11/1
2015
Monitoring methodologies for web-accessibility in the European Union https://t.co/fmbDRr75L0
10/31
2015
Slides for my first presentation done! Time to sleep
10/29
2015
Building the NHS alpha on user needs: https://t.co/H195o0rkPb As an X – I need X – so that I can X
10/28
2015
How Boyzone's Shane uses voice control to overcome his dyslexia https://t.co/pOI9OXBNlN @AbilityNet
10/26
2015
Ageing, Adaption and Accessibility: Time for the Inclusive Revolution https://t.co/lBTP0z4OhM @benaldo inclusive service design
10/25
2015
Light-bulb moment - @benaldo "express accessibility requirements as user needs". As a X, I want to X, So I can X. https://t.co/hg82UV7Tur
10/24
2015
12 million adults in UK are incapable of completing 5 basic online tasks https://t.co/ADNMswZeqc - includes digital exclusion heatmap
10/22
2015
Designing For The Elderly: Ways Older People Use Digital Technology Differently https://t.co/vqJbjzZ48r via @alanrider123
10/20
2015
Basic screen reader commands for accessibility testing https://t.co/4F8iYFE4lk by @LeonieWatson
10/16
2015
@the100east nice what project you on? A November evening works for me @the100east yes mate, Head of Accessibility at @gdsteam. 9 days in. Let's organise a beer or lunch - been far too long!
10/15
2015
Amazing film! When I Walk, Jason DaSilva’s documentary about his Multiple Sclerosis and becoming disabled http://t.co/y84GnpR6wj @wheniwalk
10/14
2015
iPhones are hard to use when you have a plaster on your thumb!Heading up to Salford for a day or user research with @SimonHurstUX and the Personal Independence Payments team.
10/13
2015
Everything you need to know about JavaScript Accessibility in 40 minutes by @karlgroves https://t.co/DtTfmNY4uV Video, 35 minsSim Daltonism, Mac color blindness simulator which filters the area around the mouse pointer and displays the result https://t.co/ptQMKNfQ82
10/12
2015
Inclusive communication - guidance for government communicators https://t.co/Xf2tJtjG67 #accessibility
10/9
2015
@atrvrs very keen to catch up with you too. When is good for you?Day 2 as Head of Accessibility, @gdsteam. Induction done, laptop and pass in hand - time to get stuck in. 1st project: British Sign Language
10/6
2015
Here's @dugboticus sharing with MAS staff his experiences at Pension Wise, before taking up his new role @gdsteam http://t.co/guzlmEvHhH
Retweeted by Alistair DugginMy last day at The Money Advice Service wouldn't be the same without a Chilango burrito! http://t.co/MVTNZbNVSJ
10/2
2015
The why and how of the U.S. Web Design Standards https://t.co/mntXbihZZuThe US released their style guide and framework - on GitHub https://t.co/SRP00dZXOQ - this is great stuff. lots of a11y info in there.
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9/29
2015
Great presentation/video by @USA2DAY talking about inclusive design and demoing the empowering nature of technology https://t.co/HNjsURLGB1Screen Reader Strategy Survey http://t.co/32znZl1ZCs
9/24
2015
Wayfindr - a new Open Standard for Audio-based Wayfinding to empower vision impaired people to travel independently http://t.co/5dWgceO5RX
9/10
2015
@neillyneil Hi, my first day is 5 Oct. I'll be in the GDS office a few times before then though. I'm in on Friday pm for a chat and tour.
9/8
2015
Understanding Triggers and Variables in Google Tag Manager V2 | Optimize Smart http://t.co/jF65GjdylM via @optimizesmart
9/1
2015
There's an ColorADD App too - point your camera at something and it shows you what color it is https://t.co/E63YXhtj0iColorADD Color Identification System - a symbol language for communicating colours through shapes http://t.co/vxTguvW9B9
8/26
2015
How Google designs for the blind http://t.co/m652SKYUAs @alexwllms @andrewgarner let's chat tonight - basically you want something like a garmin 810 and use Strava route planner
8/25
2015
@mathalete thank you :)
8/21
2015
@RoboSchro Thank you! @GavinAEvans Thank you! :) @umun_s Coriander - that's what we need! @umun_s Thanks mate! Some beer in order! @andrewgarner Thank you mate! @jsutt Thank you! Looking forward to it! I'll be tweeting a lot more again :) @partiallyblind Thank you! @derivadow Thank you! @joffley Thanks! @garethvisagie Thanks mate :) @DigiBungalow Thank you!
8/20
2015
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