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  1. Swinging Through the Accessibility Tree Like a Ring-Tailed Lemur: A Deep Dive into Accessibility APIs, Part 1

    by Neill Hadder

    While preparing a fantastic new Knowbility course on coding for screen reader accessibility, I decided to double-check some of the finer details about how assistive technology actually gets hold of information from web pages. This process quickly took me down a rabbit hole …

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  2. Accessibility is in Style – Styles & Style Guides

    by Melissa Green

    Knowbility's  Be A Digital Ally  series covers basic skills and principles of accessible digital design. In this post, Digital Accessibility Specialist Melissa Green discusses styles and style guides in advance of our November "Be a Digital Ally" session on the topic, November …

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  3. Tech Tips: Interview with Victoria Chan, Burgeoning Accessibility Specialist & JAWS User

    by Iain Furstenwerth

    Victoria Chan standing in her front yard with attractive landscaping behind her and an adorable cement puppy to her left wearing a mask and a bow on its head. Considering the user perspective is a vital part of accessible design. In this Tech Tips post, Knowbility Digital …

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  4. Accessibility Checkers – A Good Start, not a Solution

    by Melissa Green

    Modified from the W3C "Selecting Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools" image at https://www.w3.org/WAI/test-evaluate/tools/selecting/ . Knowbility's Be A Digital Ally series covers basic skills and principles of accessible digital design. In this post, Digital Accessibility …

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  5. Tech Tips: The Myth of JavaScript Accessibility

    by Iain Furstenwerth

    Developing software is a precise process. Websites, mobile apps, you name it – you have to know the rules of the language, rules of the framework, all the minutiae. Naturally, when it comes to accessibility (a11y), engineers tend to apply what they already know – learn how to do …

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