1. Live from Agile Midwest: Lean accessibility on the Technically Speaking podcast

    Written by on October 25, 2017 in Agile

    Recorded live at the Agile Midwest conference on October 12, Elle’s talk about lean accessibility and inclusive design in agile workflows was included in the Technically Speaking podcast. Give it a listen here!

  2. We’re going on a bear hunt: the prologue

    Written by on January 17, 2017 in Understanding accessibility

    Fear and worry are often companions as we journey towards accessibility. Elle Waters reminds us that in order to build successful accessibility programs we need to face our fears, not ignore them.

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

    Written by on May 19, 2016 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?

  4. Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016, SA Edition (part 1!)

    Written by on May 18, 2016 in Content, News

    This week, we’ll share local happenings and resources so that you get inspired. Accessibility awareness is all around you, right underneath you, and right down the street.

  5. Accessibility: Why I got into this and why I’m still here

    Written by on February 25, 2016 in Business, Understanding accessibility

    My manager asked me to make the company’s website accessible to people with disabilities. And when I realized how artificial yet systemic the barriers were that prevented this website from being fully accessible, a lifetime accessibility zealot was born.

  6. Web accessibility contracting & procurement: Ron Lucey

    Written by on May 5, 2014 in Understanding accessibility

    Most often the focus of accessibility training is design and development techniques for creating accessible web sites and applications. That’s almost too late, though, isn’t it? Today we’ll look at the procurement piece of the puzzle. We talk with Ron Lucey about how the state of Texas uses procurement policies, contract language and remedies to help deliver on the promise of making the web accessible to everyone.

  7. Accessibility tips for people with dyslexia

    Written by on October 28, 2013 in Design, Understanding accessibility

    In this week’s best practice, we discuss the accessibility needs of users with dyslexia. Dyslexia is a learning disability that impacts an individual’s reading fluency and comprehension, affecting 8% of all people worldwide. There are common issues that people with dyslexia struggle with every day when interacting with web content, but we can easily avoid them to provide a more accessible user experience.

  8. Support the ability to resize text

    Written by on October 2, 2013 in Design, Development

    In this week’s Best Practice of the Week (BPOW), we examine the best ways to provide help for users who need to resize the text on your web pages in order to read the content more easily.

  9. Colour contrast by the numbers

    Written by on September 12, 2013 in Design

    In this Best Practice of the Week (BPOW): always provide good color contrast on your web pages, as insufficient contrast can affect several types of users in many different scenarios. Specifically, improving the overall color contrast on your web site or application benefits users with color blindness, users with low vision, and users with mobile devices.

  10. Introducing SA’s best practice of the week

    Written by on July 30, 2013 in News

    How can you take all that information about accessibility, sift through it, and change what you’re doing right now, this week? Where do you even begin?