The fewer minds, the greater share of honour. God’s will! I pray thee, wish not one mind more. We few, we happy few, we band of a11y brothers; And a11y experts now-a-bed Shall think themselves accurs’d they were not here, And hold their essence cheap whiles any speaks That fought with us upon ACAA day.… Continue reading ACAA Day
The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) needs your feedback on our roadmap for accessibility certification. And we need you to help get the word out to the accessibility community. Spread the word on Twitter, Facebook, blogs, that the IAAP really, really wants your feedback. Here is the roadmap as it stands now: A Conceptual… Continue reading What do you think about a Digital Accessibility Certification? Speak now!
I bet my accessibility toolbelt is bigger than yours! I’m always collecting free accessibility tools. Why? Because I like to see what each one does and how it can help me be a better tester. My current toolbelt includes: FireFox Accessibility Tools WAVE Toolbar Web Developer (Firefox Extension) HeadingsMap JIm Thatcher’s Favelets Jon Gunderson’s Accessibility… Continue reading My Accessibility Toolbelt is Bigger than Yours!
Web equality. Cool super powers. No cape required. Don’t wait! Whether you are a coder, a designer, a nonprofit recipient, or a volunteer you can join the coolest web design competition around. Sign up today as a super group or a single hero! The Accessibility Internet Rally is a community hackathon with a unique twist… Continue reading Knowbility’s OpenAIR: Building Heroes for the Web
Today, May 9th, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The point of this day is to increase awareness of the importance of digital accessibility for all people. This outreach is for both geeks and non-geeks. It is for accessibility in learning, playing, working and enjoying life on the web. Because when it comes right down… Continue reading Today, May 9th, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) – What are you doing to celebrate?
I’ve been living in the world of digital accessibility for over a decade now. I know so much about helping people who are blind, deaf and/or mobility impaired. But the area I’m weakest in, is cognitive disabilities. And, let’s be honest, that topic can feel overwhelming. Where are the lines about what is possible and… Continue reading A new way of thinking about cognitive disabilities and accessibility
AccessU is Knowbility’s annual conference that provides three days of accessibility classes and workshops. As Austin begins to warm toward summer, there is no cooler place to be than with the passionate speakers and instructors for this May’s AccessU! How can you resist all these wonderful accessibility courses and workshops from the world’s best instructors?… Continue reading Knowbility Accessibility Conference: John Slatin AccessU May 14-16 2013
Want to change education for the better? Even if you are not from Texas…I need your help! Please send an email to the Honorable Jimmie Don Aycock in support of HB 3586. (see sample letter at bottom of this post) Let’s make it loud and clear to the Texas Legislature that education needs to be… Continue reading Accessibility in Texas Education Needs Your Help Today!