Designing for Altered States: Lessons from Accessible Design
When you’re using cannabis recreationally, it can be difficult to think and solve problems. You have an altered perception of time, and the way you experience stimuli is distorted. Simple tasks, especially those involving the internet, can become much harder. As technologists, we need to consider all users when designing for the web and to safely support their needs. Using lessons from the field of digital accessibility, we can not only improve the experience of website visitors that are high, but also those of us that are medical users or have a disability.