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Why Accessibility Is at the Heart of Data Visualization

To make data viz more accessible, we first need to understand assistive technology

When I tell people I make data visualizations for blind people, the response is almost inevitably a quick pause while the gears of their mind start spinning wildly, then “How does that work?”

I’m not going to tell you how I do it. (At least, not in this article.) But I will tell you how I think about it, and suggest how you can too. Many people love data visualization because…

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Doug Schepers

Doug Schepers

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Doug is the director of Fizz Studio, a startup focused on making data visualizations that are accessible to all people, including those with disabilities.