Empathy and Leadership

In May I attended and spoke at the John Slatin AccessU Conference sponsored by Knowbility. My good friend and retired IBM colleague, Richard Schwerdtfeger, was the keynote speaker. Rich was the Chief Technology Officer of Accessibility for the IBM Software group. He gave a great talk on “Empathy and Leadership, Where have they gone?” Rich […]

Presentation on HTML5 Accessibility

I presented HTML5 Accessibility at the 5th Annual online Accessibility Summit in September, 2014. I also presented this topic at Knowbility’s AccessU in May, 2014. I have posted a link to a zip file of the slides, the code and media examples, and the captioned versions of the screen reader demos. Note that the captioned […]

Creating Accessible Popup Help with Dojo and ARIA

I thought I would create and ARIA example of Popup Help – turns out that is easier said than done. By Popup Help I mean a link or trigger element that is activated to display a block of help text that “floats” above the rest of the page. It seemed easy enough to implement until […]