1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Plain language & usable accessibility: Whitney Quesenbery

    Written by on May 3, 2013 in Understanding accessibility

    A modern view of accessibility leans towards it being part of User Experience. Our own Derek Featherstone talks with Whitney Quesenbery, a UX researcher about her sessions at AccessU about usability testing with people with disabilities and plain language.