1. Start with empathy

    Written by on July 18, 2017 in Understanding accessibility

    While we certainly talk a good technical talk in the accessibility world, the foundation of all our work is empathy. Empathy for our users, and empathy for our clients, is fundamental to why we do what we do.

  2. Why we do moderated, remote, usability testing

    Written by on June 1, 2017 in Testing, UX

    Guidelines and specs are helpful in the accessibility world, but they don’t always help us get to the heart of the matter: Is your site, product, service truly usable? Joanna Briggs shares why moderated, remote usability testing is so effective.

  3. Accessibility down under: Festival of the Web walks its talk

    Written by on May 25, 2017 in accessibility engagement, News, Understanding accessibility

    Not just a bunch of quokkas! Julie Grundy shares her experiences at the W3C conference, Web 4 All and Festival of the Web, all held in Perth, Australia last month.

  4. Creating accessible forms with Angular

    Written by on May 18, 2017 in Development, Understanding accessibility

    Forms are integral to the online experience, and a well-written form structure ensures the forms you make are easy to use – for everyone. In this post, Scott Vinkle offers solutions discovered by himself and the Simply Accessible team when it comes to creating accessible forms in Angular.

  5. I’m still here: a career in accessibility

    Written by on May 4, 2017 in Understanding accessibility

    The story of accessibility is the story of humans connecting to each other. In this post, Jeff Smith reveals why he got into accessibility, and what keeps him here.

  6. Demystifying accessible name

    Written by on March 30, 2017 in Design, Understanding accessibility

    When it comes to creating accessible products, understanding the interactions between different technologies and the code we write is very helpful. In this post, Joe Watkins talks about accessible name–what it is, how to apply it, and why it’s such an integral tool in the accessibility toolkit.

  7. 7 solutions for creating more accessible SVGs

    Written by on March 16, 2017 in Development, Understanding accessibility

    We’ve been working with SVGs a lot recently, which has led our developers down a rabbithole of discovery! Here are some things to consider when it comes to SVGs and accessibility.

  8. How can I do this better?

    Written by on February 14, 2017 in Development, Understanding accessibility

    Nothing makes us happier than knowing there are people out there just as eager as we are when it comes to making the digital world better for everyone.

  9. 8 things parenting taught me about accessibility

    Written by on January 26, 2017 in Design, News

    Parenting presents all kinds of challenges, even technical ones. In this post, Melanie Jones shares how vital her mobile device became once she had a baby, and how inclusive design makes all the difference.

  10. We’re going on a bear hunt: the prologue

    Written by on January 17, 2017 in Understanding accessibility

    Fear and worry are often companions as we journey towards accessibility. Elle Waters reminds us that in order to build successful accessibility programs we need to face our fears, not ignore them.