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Disability:In Conference Awards

13 Jul 2021

As the space of web accessibility grows there is a growing number of exceptional businesses and individuals who are dedicated to ensuring inclusivity. Accessible Web is excited to be taking part in the Disability:In Conference this week. Not only does this opportunity allow us to learn from industry experts, but we can also recognize those […]

Accessible Web Podcast: William Lynch

6 Jul 2021

Streaming live on Facebook at 4 pm EST on Thursday, July 8th, The Accessible Web Podcast will be joined this week by William Lynch. Lynch currently serves as Assistant General Counsel for the Fair Housing Compliance Division. As a Compliance Division attorney, Lynch is responsible for providing counsel on agency and grantee compliance with various […]

Micro-volunteering in Accessibility: Be My Eyes

28 Jun 2021

Hans Jørgen Wiberg, a visually impaired furniture craftsman, started Be My Eyes in search of becoming more independent. Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low-vision people seeking visual assistance with a network of volunteers via video calls.  How it works: A visually impaired person needs visual assistance with a task. […]

Accessible Web Podcast: Blaise Liffick

22 Jun 2021

Streaming live on Facebook at 4 pm EST on Thursday, June 24th, The Accessible Web Podcast will be joined this week by Blaise Liffick. Liffick joined the computing field when computers were room-sized monsters. Working for companies such as IBM and Eastman Kodak, Liffick was on the front lines as computers evolved. When the age […]

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 […]