It may be just an app, but sometimes, it’s why my life sucks.

***Update*** On July 26, I received yet another support Email saying in part, Dear Steve, Thank you for contacting Weight Watchers.  My name is [Name redacted] and I will be more than happy to assist you with troubleshooting your application. Continue reading It may be just an app, but sometimes, it’s why my life sucks.

How the W3C Text Alternative Computation Works – SSB BART Group

This is a rather technical article, but if you’ve ever wondered why screen readers sometimes read one type of information, such as a label on a form field and sometimes another, such as a description, this may help explain. The Continue reading How the W3C Text Alternative Computation Works – SSB BART Group

Thank you, MNsure, for giving me one more reason to hate ARIA

As a member of the accessibility community, I have the pleasure of getting to work with a wide variety of folks, all of whom approach accessibility with a somewhat different mindset. There are those, for example, who feel that accessibility Continue reading Thank you, MNsure, for giving me one more reason to hate ARIA

Looking for accessibility resources on the Apple Watch? David Woodbridge has you covered

Like many, I had so many questions about the Apple Watch: what would its accessibility be like? Could we actually use all the watch’s features? And most important to me anyway, what’d it sound like? David Woodbridge has been tirelessly Continue reading Looking for accessibility resources on the Apple Watch? David Woodbridge has you covered

Accepting physical credit card payments, the accessible PayPal solution

For many small businesses, the inaccessibility of payment solutions have often posed barriers to accepting physical credit card payments. More recently, services such as Squared and PayPal have entered the arena with solutions that provide small businesses and individuals the Continue reading Accepting physical credit card payments, the accessible PayPal solution

tumblr_kxn2scNlk61qzoykb Can you hear me now? I’m posting this file to complement my earlier post concerning the accessibility of Tumblr’s embedded media player. If you’re able to hear this, please let me know which screen reader/OS combo you’re using? http://media.blubrry.com/stevecast/p/steve.sawczyn.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/tumblr_kxn2scNlk61qzoykb.mp3Podcast: Continue reading