1. Listening to the web, part two: it’s all semantics

    Written by on November 16, 2016 in Development

    Building upon our accessibility mindset, in this part of Scott Vinkle’s three-part series we journey into the land of accessible code. We cover the basics of writing semantic HTML, and we explore why native HTML elements are so effective in creating highly user-friendly websites.

  2. Listening to the web, part one: thinking in accessibility

    Written by on November 15, 2016 in Design, Development

    Before we can boldly venture into the world of semantic HTML and screen readers, we must establish a solid foundation of thinking in accessibility. In this post, developer Scott Vinkle reminds us of the importance of creating and maintaining a mindset of inclusive thinking.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.)

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Aprés-GAAD: how we spent our Global Accessibility Awareness Day

    Written by on June 9, 2016 in News

    Our global team spent GAAD 2016 generating homegrown awareness in our various locales around the world. Our reports will continue to flow in over the next several weeks, but here’s how a few of Simply Accessible’s team members spent their Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

  10. 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.