Archive for May, 2012

Please support Knowbility programs

For the first time in our 14 year history, Knowbility is launching an annual fund drive.  We are fortunate to have been able to earn fees for many of our training and consulting services. But our foundational programs have community roots that need nurture and support. Our goal is to raise $150,000 to keep our […]

Leaving the Fringe: 30 Seconds with Jimmy Bogard

It’s the last day of AccessU, and Ragsdale Hall at St. Edward’s University, the center of our operations, is quiet. Over in Trustee Hall, though, Jimmy Bogard of Headspring is teaching a post-conference class called “Accessibility for ASP.net.” If you didn’t make it out, you can still hear from Jimmy in the last of our […]

30-Second Sponsor Feature: Deque Systems

In a different type of 30-Second Interview, we’d like to introduce you to the Platinum Sponsor of the 2012 John Slatin AccessU, Deque Systems. Deque not only boasts a long-time commitment to accessibility and a great love for Knowbility, but the company’s dynamic team includes some great accessibility experts and evangelists with deep ties to […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

We wanted to observe Global Accessibility Awareness Day with our usual attitude – finding the fun side of accessibility. Kudos to Joe Devon and Jennision Assuncion for the great idea and promotional effort behind this day. Here at Knowbility, we decided to embed an accessible video player (all controls are operable from the keyboard) and […]

Once You Know How: 30 Seconds with Whitney Quesenbery

For the fourth installment of our 30-Second Interview, Whitney Quesenbery, who will be doing “2 ½” things at AccessU, talks about discovering the importance of accessibility, getting older, and how learning even the simplest things can completely change a user’s experience.   Who are you? My name is Whitney, and I believe in accessibility. I […]