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Is Accessibility a Supply or Demand Issue?

Posted on Friday, 6 February 2015 by Mike Paciello
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Jim Tobias has me thinking….Is the 508 Refresh delay a Supply (Industry) or a Demand (Government) issue? For years I’ve been advocating for economic stimulus and price subsidies – Federal/State sponsored rebates, grants, and refundable credits. Long term investment in the underlying technology, open source systems, applications and architecture to improve cost structure thereby generating […]

Making real progress in digital accessibility in higher education

Posted on Friday, 6 February 2015 by David Sloan

We were delighted to see the University of Colorado at Boulder recently announce the appointment of a Chief Digital Accessibility Officer, and also announce recruitment for an IT Accessibility Manager. The TPG UX team has been working with CU-Boulder for the past few months to help them create a roadmap and strategy towards a culture […]

HTML5 canvas sub DOM

Posted on Friday, 6 February 2015 by Steve Faulkner

All modern browser implement the HTML5 specification’s canvas element fallback concept. This means that the content inside a canvas elements start and end tags is exposed to assistive technology users even when the browser supports canvas. It also means that any interactive elements, inside a canvas elements start and end tags such as links or […]

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I am thrilled to hear that TPG will be part of the state blanket contract allowing our agencies to use your unique expertise and broad knowledge of accessibility. This is a bright day for citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Sarah Bourne, Director of Assistive Technology – IT Division, Commonwealth of Massachusetts