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Discussion on: 3 Reasons Why Accessibility is NOT an Edge Case

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Kavita

long-time lurker here! I joined dev.to specifically so I could comment on your post.

The most effective way I have found to get buy in is to get devs and stakeholders into an environment where they're using a screenreader to navigate their own website.

I agree with all your points - and I'll add to your last. Accessible HTML affects all your users. Google's SEO looks at alt tags, which is a necessity for screen readers but will also help bubble up your website in search results.

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Lindsey Kopacz Author

Yes, very true! I want to learn more about SEO in general so I can start making more parallels for this!

Also thank you for being a reader! Love hearing feedback :)