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Skip Banner 19th Annual John Slatin AccessU Conference, May 9th–13th, 2022


  1. Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Screen Reader with Knowbility’s Accessibility Series

    by Emily Lewis

    IBM researcher and accessibility pioneer Jim Thatcher created the first screen reader 35 years ago . Knowbility is celebrating this digital equity milestone with our 2021 accessibility series! Our first three webinars cover all aspects of screen readers, from the user experience …

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  2. Fundraising Campaigns Platforms for All

    by Sharron Rush

    Why Accessibility Matters in Fundraising Apps Knowbility is a nonprofit organization with a mission to make digital communication tools accessible to and usable by all people regardless of disabilities. Along with millions of other nonprofit agencies that serve a public good, we …

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  3. AAC Resources During Covid-19

    by Dave Chapple

    According to The American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) includes “all of the ways we share our ideas and feelings without talking.” By that definition, we may not realize how often we communicate without speaking and …

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  4. A Brief History of Screen Readers

    by Becky Gibson

    It is hard for a sighted user to imagine navigating the web without actually seeing a page or using a mouse. Blind screen reader users have no problem navigating a web page that is coded correctly and follows basic accessibility guidelines. A screen reader is an assistive …

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  5. Celia Hughes Reflects on 20 Years of AIR

    by Anthony Vasquez

    The 2020 Accessibility Internet Rally (AIR) wrapped up last November 23. After six weeks of hard work, we, along with the 34 nonprofits that participated, await the decisions from our judges. This is the 22nd year of AIR. To celebrate our long-running competition, we asked Celia …

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