Understanding and Designing for Neurodiversity: My Journey with ADHD
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Understanding and Designing for Neurodiversity: My Journey with ADHD

I knew I was a bit different when I was in school. I did well academically, so it wasn’t immediately obvious that I had ADHD, which I was diagnosed with in my late twenties. As a child, everything seemed normal because I was doing well in exams, but I struggled to make friends and had…

Navigating the Night: How Shift Work Creates Situational Cognitive Disability in Job Hunting
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Navigating the Night: How Shift Work Creates Situational Cognitive Disability in Job Hunting

Finding a new job can be daunting, but for those who toil through the night hours, it can feel like an impossible feat. Take my friend, Aparna (name changed due to privacy concerns), a lead business analyst in Bangalore. Her story vividly illustrates the unique challenges night shift workers face, highlighting a specific issue: situational…

Designing For Neurodiversity Resources Roundup
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Designing For Neurodiversity Resources Roundup

Recently, while going through my LinkedIn feed, I came across a list of resources for designing for neurodiversity and decided to share it here with a wider group. As someone who posts on social media, I realized that whatever we share or create on social platforms has a short lifespan and is also hard to…

Understanding WCAG SC 3.3.7 Redundant Entry (Level A)
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Understanding WCAG SC 3.3.7 Redundant Entry (Level A)

The goal of this success criterion is to make the processes where repeated steps are found easier by: For example, a checkout flow in an e-commerce site asks shipping address and billing address to be entered. If both the addresses are the same, the site can provide a “My shipping address is the same as…