Archive for January, 2012

Use BAD for Good Examples of Accessibility in Action

Web accessibility means designing pages and applications so that they can be used by everyone, including people with disabilities, some of whom use assistive technologies to browse the web. Accessibility is required by federal law in many instances and courts are broadening their interpretation of how the legal requirements are implemented. Many know that web […]

AccessU at CSUN 2012: Building Accessible User Interfaces Using JavaScript and ARIA

Todd Kloots of Yahoo! will teach you how to build accessible, dynamic user interfaces for the Web. In this hands-on class (8:30 on Tuesday, February 28), you will learn how to use the Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) specification to help build sites and applications that are accessible to users of screen readers. This class […]

AIR-Interactive 2012 launches at Scholz Garden

Scholz Garden has been serving beer in Austin, Texas since 1866 . And, since 1998, Knowbility’s Accessible web design competition, the Accessibility Internet Rally for Austin (AIR-Austin) holds its kickoff at Scholz. It’s a great Austin institution and we like to say that we start our party at the oldest beer garden in Texas and […]

AccessU at CSUN2012: Communicating the Vision of Accessibility throughout the Enterprise

On Tuesday, February 28 at 1:30 PM, you’ll have a chance to learn about “Communicating the Vision of Accessibility throughout the Enterprise” from two of the top experts who have particular knowledge in this area of Web accessibility. Understanding Web accessibility standards and guidelines and how to apply them is one thing, but negotiating your […]

AccessU at CSUN 2012: Social Media and Accessibility

On Tuesday, February 28, at 8: 30 AM, Jennison Asuncion will lead a discussion about social media and accessibility. Many of those in the “Twittersphere” and on Linked In know of his commitment to sharing accessibility information. We at Knowbility think of him as the “King of Social Media,” and we know this session will […]