Author: Abigail Scott

Accessible Web Podcast: Deaf Link’s Kay Chiodo and Dan Heller

14 Jun 2021

The Accessible Web Podcast is excited to welcome another special guest to this week’s episode. Kay Chiodo and Dan Heller from Deaf Link will be joining Peter Jewett and George Heake to discuss current issues in the accessibility space. Deaf Link is a Woman-Owned Business started in 2002 to help organizations provide equitable and effective […]

Accessible Web Podcast: Karl Horvath

9 Jun 2021

In this week’s installment of the Accessible Web Podcast, Peter Jewett and George Heake will be joined by special guest Karl Horvath. Live on Facebook at 4 pm on Thursday, June 10th, this week’s episode will focus on Accessibility in the educational space. Karl Horvath is the President of Campus Consortium, a nonprofit organization focused […]

Accessible Web Podcast: Dan Goldstein

1 Jun 2021

The Accessible Web Podcast is excited to announce our first guest. Dan Goldstein, a prominent civil rights attorney from Baltimore, has played a crucial role in the push for increased accessibility. During his time as counsel for the National Federation of The Blind, Goldstein fought to ensure the Americans With Disabilities Act applied to the […]

Client Highlight: Samaritans

20 May 2021

Continuing our Global Accessibility Day posts, we would like to congratulate another one of our stellar clients who have achieved WCAG 2.1 AA conformance. Samaritans is a suicide prevention nonprofit. Focused on breaking down the stigma of mental health, Samaritans is dedicated to ensuring their helpline is there to support those struggling with their mental […]

Client Highlight: Andy’s Dandys

20 May 2021

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we would like to congratulate some of our stellar clients who have achieved WCAG 2.1 AA conformance. Andy’s Dandys was born from namesake Andrew’s passion for creating healthy treats for his dog, Rosie. From its inception, Andy’s Dandys has focused on inclusivity and creativity. With a mission to create an […]

Accessible Web Podcast Launch

19 May 2021

Accessible Web is celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), Thursday May 20th, by launching our new podcast at 4 pm EST. Over the course of our podcast, we will be inviting special guests ranging from activists to lawyers in the accessibility space to speak on the podcast.  We’ll also be featuring members of our team […]

Accessibility Tax Credit Incentive

6 May 2021

As accessibility lawsuits begin to grow in numbers it is crucial that all businesses act proactively to provide an accessible digital experience. For small businesses, it can be difficult to fund an accessibility project. However, ignoring website accessibility can add to resource strain further down the line. The cost of settling accessibility lawsuits and website […]

Webinar: Why Digital Accessibility is Essential in Higher Education

26 Apr 2021

George Heake, Accessible Web’s Director of Accessibility and Outreach, will be speaking at a Campus Consortiums Edtalk on Tuesday, April 27th, at 2:00 PM EST. This webinar segment will focus on why accessibility matters in higher education. Online learning has become prevalent during the pandemic and institutions have been under fire for not ensuring the […]

What to Look For When Hiring A Web Accessibility Agency

2 Apr 2021

Starting a web accessibility project from scratch can be overwhelming. Balancing design, coding, UX testing, and managing teams can add to the stress of learning exactly what web accessibility is. Hiring a web accessibility agency can relieve a lot of that pressure. However, there are many agencies that promise web accessibility. Sorting through the list […]

Covid-19 Vaccine Website Accessibility

11 Mar 2021

As state Covid-19 Vaccine websites go live, there is a clear lack of accessible framework. When providing a product as crucial as a life-saving vaccine, there is little room for inaccessibility. Facebook groups have popped up helping connect volunteers with those who are unable to sign up for vaccines. Many of the barriers faced in […]