1. 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.

  2. Team Retrospective: 2016

    Written by on December 15, 2016 in News, Teamwork, Understanding accessibility

    As 2016 draws to a close, we asked members of the Simply Accessible team to reflect on the most impactful changes they saw clients make this year.

  3. Shifting perceptions: reflections on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Written by on December 8, 2016 in accessibility engagement, News

    December 3 marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). SA tester and team member, Rhea Guntalilib, considers what the day means to her.

  4. Starting the conversation: report from Accessibility Scotland

    Written by on December 1, 2016 in accessibility engagement, News, Understanding accessibility

    When Kevin White found himself longing for people to talk with about the challenges of accessibility work, he didn’t just go online and join a meetup group; he decided to organize a conference with his peers. Here is Kevin’s report on the first-ever Accessibility Scotland conference, held last September in Edinburgh.

  5. Turning a new page for print-disabled readers

    Written by on October 4, 2016 in accessibility engagement, News

    Access to knowledge is a fundamentally important right that many blind, low-vision, and otherwise print-disabled people cannot exercise due to limitations in federal copyright laws. The Marrakesh Treaty has been established to amend copyright laws to protect the copying of texts into accessible formats.

  6. You already have a fan club

    Written by on September 29, 2016 in News, Teamwork

    We’re hiring! In true Agile form, Charles Callistro invites us to consider a less painful, more people-first, approach to the job interview. Prospective candidates, read up!

  7. Finding the willing: cultivating engagement for accessibility

    Written by on September 1, 2016 in accessibility engagement, News, Teamwork, Understanding accessibility

    Keep your garden of accessibility in bloom by engaging a network of people who share certain values and span all parts of the organization.

  8. Extending the lifeline: meet James Edwards

    Written by on August 18, 2016 in News

    Representing the Simply Accessible team from the West Midlands, web developer James Edwards brings a multidisciplinary approach to accessibility. (He also likes to sing.)

  9. Julie Grundy wants to unlock the internet for everyone

    Written by on August 4, 2016 in News

    Here at Simply Accessible, while most of the Western Hemisphere team is asleep, the accessibility boat keeps cruising forward thanks to our cheerful Australian Accessibility Consultant, Julie Grundy.

  10. Flying the accessible skies: reflecting on progress in the airline industry

    Written by on July 7, 2016 in News

    For the last several years, Simply Accessible has been honoured to help several airlines develop their accessibility programs in response to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) ruling to include airline digital content in the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA). The Phase 1 deadline has passed and we’re proud of how far our clients have come.