‘Employment’ Archive

Considering the Case for Creating an International Society of Accessibility Professionals

This is Part 2 of a blog series.  The first was Web Accessibility and Coming of Age The 27th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference will be held in San Diego between February 27 and March 3, 2012.  On Tuesday of that week, the Accessibility Interoperability Alliance (AIA) – the technical and engineering […]

Are you a veteran of Knowbility’s AIR force?

Accessibility in web education This spring has been tremendously busy and just as exciting.  Developers and IT program managers are thinking about accessibility more urgently and are seeking ways to integrate accessibility skills into the education of developers of information and communications technologies. The month of March was a blur of running between training government […]

JAWSLite?

So many of you know how difficult it is to afford, load and use a full version screen reader.  Even if you overcome the financial burden, sometimes you encounter situations where it is hard to run and use the software.  What if you are on another computer?  What if the full version takes up too […]

Knowbility Hits the National Airwaves

Last week, Sharron Rush and I were privileged to be interviewed by NPR’s Bob Garfield for his show “on The Media.”  It was a fabulous chance for us to tell our story, to explain why accessibility is so vital for everyone.  We talked about not only the federal mandates and legal requirements, but the inpact accessibility […]

Microsoft Office 2010 Promises More Accessibility

If all goes according to plan, Microsoft will release it’s 2010 products some time next month.  There seems to be many exciting features that will be unveiled, some of which have already been out in public beta.  The introduction of web applications for the most popular office products is exciting to many, giving them the […]