Animation

Animation can distract people with learning disabilities and may make it very difficult for them to concentrate on other parts of the screen.

Screen readers and Braille displays cannot read information that is animated.

Topic/issueActionComment
1. Using animationThink about the purpose of your animation.Is the animation central to the content? If not, it may only serve to distract. On the other hand, it may be that something is better demonstrated by an animation than by text.
2. Provide a descriptionProvide a description of the animation using text.Note: if the animation contains key information (for example, an animation of a process) consider providing a written version.
3. Strobe/flicker effectsAvoid these as they may cause seizures in some people. 
4. Optical illusion imagesAvoid using optical illusion images where the lines appear to be in motion.
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