Very informative article.
Glad you enjoyed it!
Where I work we had to redo a lot of the key paths in our app to make them accessible. A little bit of education up front could have saved us thousands in time and training. Now all net-new design hires are given 3rd party accessibility training.
For how little investment it takes from a designer to make things pleasant and accessible I'd say it's well worth the time and money to brush up on this stuff.
I definitely agree that planning for accessibility from the start makes it much easier to do, and really, much of it is just following best practices that will have SEO benefits as well.
Hopefully the article gets people thinking about it, and the tooling they can use to make it happen!
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