Helena Beckert

Andrea Bates

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Testing the Health of Mental Health in NZUX

Accessibility is a huge topic in UX, but we often focus on the easiest parts, the low hanging fruit. While important things such as screen reader tags are technically easy to implement and understand. We're asking the harder question, "Are we doing enough for mental health accessibility in NZ?"


Andrea Bates

Andrea Bates LLB/BA(Hons), MBA
Andrea is a Co-Founder of the charitable trust Wellbeing Wellington. She brings her lived experience of Madness/mental health conditions to this presentation both as a person who has used mental health services and as a person who works with the mental health sector. Andrea is also part of www.madinaotearoa.nz - have a read.

Andrea Bates

Tester at Xero
Wellington, New Zealand