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Accessibility is a Hydra

Event: CascadiaJS 2019

Speaker: EJ Mason

Tags: [Accessibility]


When Hercules fought the hydra, its heads would grow back no matter how many times he cut them off. Web accessibility professionals put repeated effort toward fighting accessibility barriers, and often feel like their work is never done. If we want to prevail against accessibility barriers, we have to understand our own hydra: we have to talk about ableism.