1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.)

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Passion in action: for Scott Vinkle, accessibility is a verb

    Written by on June 30, 2016 in News

    Meet Scott Vinkle—man of action, and the most recent addition to Simply Accessible’s assessment and development team.

  8. Going agile: transforming how we do things at Simply Accessible

    Written by on June 23, 2016 in Content, News, UX

    We’re coming out of the closet: Simply Accessible is agile! We’d love to introduce you to the smartie guiding us through the transformation.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.