Archive for June, 2012

AT Works When Universal Design is Applied

I just watched the ODEP Office of Disability and Employment Policy webinar AT Works. The meeting featured a panel of accessibility experts including the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathleen Martinez, Public Affairs Program Director of National Industries for the Blind Brian Hurley, and Associated Professor and Director of the Technology Access […]

Adobe and NVDA Partnership Improves Accessibility

As Production Manager for the AccessWorks team here at Knowbility, my team and I have spent the past 3 years remediating PDFs and other documents to ensure accessibility.  One of the main issues we face is the inability to reliably test documents using open source screen-readers.  As open source screen-readers like NVDA become more main-stream […]

Readability.com cares about accessibility

Announcement Rich Ziade of Readability.com announced today that his company will donate $50,000 to Knowbility. Rich said that the gift is because “We think you’re doing great, important work.”  Readability.com did not set out to benefit people with disabilities specifically. Begun as a way to unclutter web pages and allow readers direct access to page […]