Masterplanning the Digital Campus to Support Learners with Disabilities

Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2016 by Sarah Horton

Organizations that deliver online learning must be strategic and holistic in their accessibility approach, ensuring all necessary structures are in place to support accessible and equitable experiences for learners with disabilities. Responsibility for accessibility must be distributed appropriately across all stakeholder groups. By adopting stewardship activities common in physical campuses, a more strategic approach can be applied to the digital campus. Masterplanning the digital campus means addressing near-term activities with a long view—one that takes into account the underlying infrastructure as well as the surface-level structures where people engage more directly in the learning process. This paper presents foundational activities around policy, process, programs, and practice that are necessary to support the creation of a sustainable, accessible online learning environment.

Job posting: Account Manager

Posted on Monday, 11 April 2016 by Brian Landrigan

TPG is expanding and looking for an exceptional Account Manager with a demonstrated track record of success in sales.  Knowledge of Accessibility is a necessity in this position as TPG is among the world’s foremost subject matter experts in this industry. This person will need to manage and grow existing clients, as well as locate […]

Custom Element Semantics

Posted on Tuesday, 5 April 2016 by Steve Faulkner

The following content written by me, was until recently a part of the W3C Custom Elements specification, but was removed/substantially re-written when a new editor took over. As we think, in the form represented here, it’s a useful introduction to custom element semantics, we have re-published it. Custom Element Semantics The default semantics of a custom […]

The Paciello Group and NV Access announce partnership

Posted on Thursday, 24 March 2016 by Brian Landrigan

Nashua, NH – March 23, 2016 – The Paciello Group (TPG) and NV Access today announce a cooperative strategic business partnership that provides NVDA users with access to The Paciello Group’s (TPG) world-class accessibility consulting services. In today’s diverse environment, the Internet is becoming the pre-eminent location for people with disabilities to find information and […]

The CSUN 2016 UXathon

Posted on Monday, 14 March 2016 by David Sloan

Here’s your chance to help define what is meant by an accessible web experience! We’re interested in finding out more about how some common user interface design patterns can be made as useful as possible to use by people with disabilities, through The CSUN 2016 UXathon, at this year’s CSUN conference in San Diego.We’re very grateful to the CSUN […]