1. 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.

  2. Agile accessibility: on razors

    Written by on July 21, 2016 in Agile, Understanding accessibility

    Simply Accessible’s Agile Coach shares his thoughts about Occam’s and Hanlon’s razors—and how these two discovery tools can help in life, agile practice, and accessibility.

  3. Ecommerce and accessibility: Do the Woo podcast interview with Devon Persing

    Written by on July 14, 2016 in Business, Understanding accessibility

    Devon was a guest this week on Bob Dunn’s Do the Woo podcast for WooCommerce online store owners. Devon brought her down-to-earth and holistic perspective about integrating accessibility into ecommerce sites, and both the challenges and opportunities that await folks building purchase path experiences for their users.

  4. Accessibility is everyone’s job: a role-based model for teams

    Written by on June 16, 2016 in Business, Content, Design, Development, Testing, Understanding accessibility, UX

    In order for projects to be truly accessible, the whole team needs to collaborate. But, who does what? In this post, Mark helps us unpack how each role can contribute to making something that works for everyone.

  5. Accessibility’s new chapter: a report from AccessU 2016

    Written by on June 2, 2016 in Business, News, Understanding accessibility

    Devon and Elle presented at the annual John Slatin AccessU conference last month. Devon reports back on an exciting culture shift unfolding in the accessibility community.

  6. Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016, Simply Accessible edition (part 3!)

    Written by on May 19, 2016 in News, Understanding accessibility

    Our worldwide tour of Simply Accessible’s international team takes us to the Pacific Coast and beyond as we celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016.

  7. Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016, SA Edition (part 2!)

    Written by on in News, Understanding accessibility

    It’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Follow along as our team generates homegrown accessibility awareness all around the world. How are you celebrating GAAD 2016 today?

  8. Ramps gone wrong: the problem of putting accessibility guidelines ahead of user experience

    Written by on April 27, 2016 in Understanding accessibility, UX

    Mark shares a cringe-worthy but illuminating example of how compliance and guidelines can get in the way of good user experience.

  9. ARIA thunder: why we published a controversial post (and why we’ll probably do it again)

    Written by on April 22, 2016 in Development, Understanding accessibility

    Our post last week about the pitfalls of ARIA tabs pushed some buttons in the accessibility community. This week, Derek responds to the reactions and shares why we felt it was important to publish something that made our readers uncomfortable.

  10. First-hand knowledge: what my injury revealed about web accessibility

    Written by on April 7, 2016 in Understanding accessibility

    Nic shares how the experience of injuring his hand brings up a lot that relates to our work in web accessibility. From learning and working with assistive technology to the emotional impact of dealing with an impairment, his experience shines a light on the human side of our work.