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Our Exclusive ILMA Interview with ADA Specialist, Marcela Abadi Rhoads @Abadi_Access

Marcela Abadi Rhoads, AIA RAS, whom I had the pleasure of meeting on Twitter, is the owner of Abadi Accessibility, an accessibility consulting firm that is dedicated to educating the building industry about the laws of accessibility.  1,644 more words


Is Accessibility Conformance an Elusive Property?

We undertook a study of validity and reliability of WCAG 2.0 and found that an 80% target for agreement is not attainable, when audits are conducted without communication between evaluators. 594 more words


Podcasts and Accessibility

Guideline 2 of the Worldwide Web Consortium’s accessibility guidelines says that a website should provide alternatives for time-based media. How does a web developer make on-line podcasts accessible to those who have hearing difficulties? 116 more words


25 Ways To Make Your Website Accessible

As people’s use and awareness of the Web grows, accessibility (or “universal design”) becomes more crucial. Accessibility is determined not only by a website’s code but by its design and content, which is why accessibility, standards and usability are so connected. 70 more words

User Experience

Designing for Content Management Systems

Designing and indeed front-end development for a website that will have content edited by non-technical users poses some problems over and above those you will encounter when developing a site where you have full control over the output mark-up. 107 more words

User Experience

Website Accessibility Hints and Tips

Standards and guidelines

The core web accessibility ‘standard’ is the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) ‘Web content accessibility guidelines 1.0’ created in 1999 to explain how to make Websites accessible to people with disabilities. 315 more words


Designing for Web Accessibility

The web should be accessible to everyone. This was one of the founding principles envisioned by Tim Berners-Lee, father of the World Wide Web. Being accessible means providing as much accessibility to as many people as possible. 565 more words

Information Technology