Stephanie Shaw
Stephanie Shaw
Stephanie is a Senior Frontend Engineer at Beamery, and a seasoned full-stack engineer with considerable experience in the financial and public sectors. She's a passionate advocate for tech-for-good, diversity, and developer education. As a speaker, she's known for her entertaining talks and irreverent sense of humour. She is currently developing Beamery's AI-powered talent lifecycle management platform.
React Advanced Conference 2023React Advanced Conference 2023
30 min
Thinking Differently About a11y – Accessible Website Design for the Neurospicy
Did you know that approximately 1 in 7 people are neurodivergent? Within that group there is an entire spectrum of people whose brains process information differently. However, as frontend engineers we often forget to take these idiosyncrasies into account, or choose to simply apply industry standards such as WCAG 2.1 AA without digging deeper. In this talk, Steph shares some of the ways you can create better web experiences for the neurodivergent.