Usability and Accessibility Have a Conversation: How Accessibility and UI/UX Teams Can Collaborate for More Inclusive Products

When it comes to designing new products, does the term “user experience” (UX) really apply to all users? It should, and it can.

This presentation attempts to introduce productive ways in which accessibility and usability experts can work together to explore the rational approaches and methods of both camps.

Starting with Jesse James Garrett’s model of User Experience, this webinar will examine where accessibility and usability dovetail in areas such as user research, information architecture, persona, wireframes, visual design, and user testing. By understanding more about each other, we may better navigate each other’s challenges and solve each other’s problems more effectively.

This presentation will cover:

  • Usability methods
  • User interface design
  • Negotiation strategies


Jiatyan Chen
Online Accessibility Program Manager | Stanford University

Patrick Loftus (Moderator)
3Play Media