• Organizations Receiving a Rash of ADA Demand Letters Concerning Website Access

    Posted by Timothy Stephen Springer on February 8, 2016

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    A variety of our clients have recently received demand letters from ADA plaintiff’s attorneys, and as there seems to be a great bit of confusion behind these letters, I’d like to share a few notes to clear things up. The first thing any organization that receives one of these letters should do is NOT call …Read more

  • How the W3C Text Alternative Computation Works

    Posted by Bryan Garaventa on December 21, 2015

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    The Text Alternative Computation Over the years, there has been a lot of confusion about the W3C Text Alternative Computation and how this works, especially when influenced by the addition of CSS and ARIA attributes. As a bit of forewarning, this article is not primarily meant for general web developers, though having an understanding of …Read more

  • Mobile Browser Support for ARIA Roles, States, and Properties

    Posted by Jonathan Avila on November 19, 2015

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    Last month I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the 1st Annual IAAP Access 2015 Conference, including a session I presented on the current state of mobile browser support for ARIA.  After the session a number of people asked me to share the test results and related content which I am outlining in this …Read more

  • Creating an Accessible ARIA Tree Control

    Posted by Timothy Stephen Springer on November 5, 2015

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    Overview A few weeks back I set myself the goal of digging back into the current ARIA implementations and specifications to keep some of my coding and development skills sharp.  My general approach to such things is to setup little programming exercises for myself that I then have to complete.  Classically this is like “make …Read more

  • Section 508 Accessibility Forum Notes – Measuring Your 508 Program

    Posted by Timothy Stephen Springer on October 30, 2015

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    In my last four posts I shared notes from plenary sessions and workshops I attended at last week’s  2015 Section 508 Interagency Accessibility Forum for Federal Government employees and contractors, including: Federal Leadership Forum Developing an Effective 508 Program GSA/OGP Section 508 Program Accessibility at Google This last post includes my notes from a workshop presented …Read more

  • Section 508 Accessibility Forum Notes – Accessibility at Google

    Posted by Timothy Stephen Springer on October 29, 2015

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    Last week’s 2015 Section 508 Interagency Accessibility Forum hosted by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) featured a plenary session sharing Google’s challenges and strategies for Section 508 compliance and accessibility of its products and services.  The following are my notes from the session. Accessibility at Google The second plenary session was a discussion …Read more

  • Section 508 Accessibility Forum Notes – GSA/OGP Section 508 Program

    Posted by Timothy Stephen Springer on October 28, 2015

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    At last week’s 2015 Section 508 Interagency Accessibility Forum for Federal Government employees and contractors, one of the workshops I sat in on outlined GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy’s (OGP) Section 508 Program.  The following are my notes from the session. GSA/OGP Section 508 Program Overview This workshop was presented by John Sullivan, Program Director for …Read more

  • Section 508 Accessibility Forum Notes – Developing an Effective Program

    Posted by Timothy Stephen Springer on October 27, 2015

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    In my last post I shared my notes from the Federal Leadership Panel Last at last week’s 2015 Section 508 Interagency Accessibility Forum for Federal Government employees and contractors. This post includes my notes from a workshop on developing and implementing a successful Section 508 program. Developing an Effective Section 508 Program ​In this talk by GSA …Read more

  • Key on a keyboard with international symbol of access icon

    Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 Section 508 Interagency Accessibility Forum.  The Forum provides an opportunity for Federal Government employees and contractors to learn, share, demonstrate, and encourage digital accessibility.  In my next few posts I’ll share my notes from the plenary sessions and workshops I attended.  Federal Leadership Panel This first plenary …Read more

  • Join SSB at IAAP Access 2015!

    Posted by Kim Phillips on October 14, 2015

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    SSB is excited to be sponsoring and participating in the first International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Access 2015 Conference next week.  The inaugural event, taking place October 21-23 in Las Vegas, will bring together accessibility professionals from around the world to focus on defining, improving and growing the accessibility profession.  If you’ll be attending the …Read more

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