Usability and accessibility » A11y overlays
So-called “accessibility overlays” represent technological solutionism in its purest form (“don’t worry about inclusive design, you can fix it with a few lines of code later”) and opinions are manifold why using them is a bad idea. Their claim of compliance with legal requirements is at least disputed, and from a user’s point of view they — unsurprisingly — don’t seem to deliver on their promise.
Maybe the most comprehensive resource collecting opinions and evidence:
Some other good readings:
Karl Groves has authored a fact sheet, collecting arguments, evidence and signatures:
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