Accessible Mobile Apps - Issue #50

Hello everyone,

Hope you're having a great week. This one will be a busy one for me as I'm travelling to Leeds, UK to speak about accessible maps at Swift Leeds. If you'll be there, too, come say hi!

October is also dyslexia awareness month! Take a minute to read about dyslexia and how you can participate:, and even look at the dyslexia simulator to get a new perspective:

As always, don't hesitate to reach out with any suggestions for the next issue via email ( or Twitter (or Mastodon).

- Robin

Native mobile accessibility testing @ Inclusive Design 24

If you missed the replay, check out the presentation by JJ on native mobile accessibility testing from the conference Inclusive Design 24:

How To Make A Strong Case For Accessibility

On a mission to convince your company to prioritize accessibility? This article contains some good tips to help you be more successful:

ROI of accessibility: measuring and quantifying success

On the more business side of accessibility, Fable made a webinar on the subject of measuring the return on investment (ROI) of accessibility:

Virtual reality and Inclusion: What does non-visual access to the metaverse mean?

From SightTech Global 2023, you can watch a panel discussion about virtual reality:

Alt Text Hall of Fame

Unsure how to write alt text for an image? Check out some great examples here:


Focus Order plugin for Figma

Learn how to add annotations for focus order on your Figma designs:


A deep dive into Apple’s industry-leading screen-reader, VoiceOver

From SightTech Global 2023, check out their deep dive into VoiceOver (or read about it here:

How Double Tap compares to Quick Actions and AssistiveTouch

Thinking Double Tap sounds familiar? Read this article to learn more about how it compares to Quick Actions and AssistiveTouch:

Point and Speak

Learn more about the Point and Speak feature available on iOS 17:


What’s New in Google Accessibility | Episode 3

Check out the latest update from Google. At 1:14 they talk about Maginifation, at 2:05 they talk about Flash Notifications, at 2:38 they talk about Lookout version 4.0, and at 3:10 they talk about the new Q&A feature to ask questions about what is in an image.

Inside Google’s Image Q&A On Android And Using AI For All

Check out this article by Steven Aquino to learn more about the Q&A feature in Lookout:

Accessibility in Android

Check out the slides, and Github from Chetan Sachdeva's presentation on Android accessibility:

Join the Accessible Mobile Apps Slack Group

Use this link to join our Slack workspace for mobile accessibility. Ask technical questions, share resources, get advice from other developers, and most importantly connect with developers who share your passion for a11y.

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