Month: January 2018

Accessibility & Communication

If you have read some of my posts I appreciate it. Generally, I write about technological aspects of 508 compliance; tagging, captioning, new developments, etc. the idea occurred to me that while technology is important, communication is imperative. During my practice and research, I have communicated with hundreds of people in various industries; sometimes successfully …

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Accessibility & Assistive Technology: One Marines Story-The Human Connection

Normally, I write about technical aspects and various applications of assistive technology, and the positive effects on the business and disability community. Since I want to give a complete detail of those effects, I would be remiss if I didn’t include how assistive technology impacts the humans who use it and a concrete example of …

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Accessibility: Is Your Business Leaving Money on the Table?

Accessibility & Technology – Every Industry Making products and various services accessible for assistive readers, and providing greater keyboard control are two major aspects of providing accessibility within electronic communications (i.e. Web sites, e-mails). It is becoming more important to the retail industry and other types of businesses to provide for accessibility, as competition for …

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Accessibility – Top Ten Automation Errors

Frequently, when discussing accessibility issues with business owners and others, the topic of 508 “automation” comes up. While some automation programs are very good and cover a lot of key points and information, keep in mind these types of programs cannot replicate end users experience precisely, and it is wise to have a 508-professional do …

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