‘standards’ Archive

AccessU at CSUN 2012: Progressive Enhancement

Derek Featherstone, one of the Web accessibility community’s most dynamic speakers, will explain and illustrate the idea of progressive enhancement beginning at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, February 28. In this session, Derek will build upon the technical information that others have covered such as developing with CSS3, HTML5, and WAI-ARIA to build sites and applications […]

AccessU at CSUN 2012: Creating Accessible Documents

Often, information accessibility isn’t just about writing clean and semantically-rich code for a Web site. It’s equally important to make an organization’s content accessible by creating documents so that those who use assistive technology are able to access them with ease. In his presentation on Tuesday, February 28 at 8:30 AM, Sean Keegan will provide […]

AccessU at CSUN 2012: Designing for Accessibility

Molly Holzschlag, an active participant in the World Wide Web Consortium’s Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) working Group, will show you how to design with CSS, while keeping accessibility in mind. During her session on Tuesday, February 28 at 8:30 AM, Molly will convince you that accessible sites don’t have to be ugly and/or boring. You’ll […]

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 […]

Web accessibility and coming of age

Knowbility is 13 years old.  Founded in February of 1999, we have become a teenager. It’s often an awkward age for people, and lately I’ve wondered if Knowbility might also be subject to the same common struggles.  Who are we?  Who do we want to be? How do we fit in with the rest of […]