Benefits of Accessibility Posts

Focusing on Individuals’ Unique Abilities in the Workforce

By Mark Miller on September 25, 2017

Is the glass half full or half empty? Do you have a unique ability or a disability? Words are tricky. Describing the same thing in two different ways is like magic because the undertones can change between negative and positive. Is your glass half full? Is your blind friend at work uniquely abled?   Take low vision for instance, a physical condition that limits a person’s sense of sight. At first glance, that may have negative connotations. The...

Fun at CSUN 2017 with Interactive Accessibility

By Mark Miller on February 27, 2017

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The 32st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, known to people in the industry as the 2017 CSUN Conference, is being held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, CA from February 27 to March 3. CSUN, through the International Conference on Assistive Technology for Persons with Disabilities, provides an inclusive setting and hosts many groups including:

Improved Accessibility in iOS 8

By Rosemary Musachio on September 23, 2014

by Mark Miller and Rosemary Musachio In our June blog post iOS 8 Accessibility Features Delivers in the Details, we gave you a sneak peek at the Accessibility features of iOS8 like improved zoom, greyscale, and a Braille keyboard.  If you’re an iPhone and/or iPad owner prepare to do a little dance and giggle with device in hand, iOS8 has...

The Importance of Captioning

By Mark Miller on May 7, 2014

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As accessibility consultants who live in the world of Section 508, WCAG 2.0, heading structures, alt text and text alternatives, we can often find ourselves removed from the human side of what we do. Day to day we’re buried in code, writing reports, working with developers and project managers, which can distance us from the original reason we got into the business. I love it when something comes around that reminds us of the very human purpose...