Disability is a shortcoming of designed environments.
… deisgning for ability differences …
August de los Reyes, Pinterest head of design and research
I always recommend that if content changes on mouse hover, the same should occur on keyboard focus. In almost all cases you need to add “a:focus” wherever you have “a:hover” to achieve this.
“As he began to see it, disability wasn’t a limitation of his, but rather a mismatch between his own abilities and the world around him. Disability was a design problem.”
“Disability is an engine of innovation simply because no matter what their limitations, humans have such a relentless drive to communicate that they’ll invent new ways to do so, in spite of everything.”
Heydon Pickering: Inclusive Design Patterns – Coding Accessibility into Web Design, p.11
AccessibilityOz uses the following design principles when analysing a current web site: