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Inclusive design principles: provide a comparable experience

Posted on Monday, 15 January 2018 by Henny Swan

This is our second post in a series that digs deeper into the thinking and application of the Inclusive Design Principles. It follows on from the first post Be Consistent. In this article we’ll be looking at the principle of providing a comparable experience: “Ensure your interface provides a comparable experience for all so people can […]

Section 508 Refresh (Part 2)

Posted on Friday, 12 January 2018 by Matt Feldman

The wait is over! The January 18 delayed compliance date for the revised Section 508 standards is almost upon us.   In Part 1 of our Section 508 Refresh series we focused on the background, history and highlighted some of the key changes influencing the revised Section 508 standards.   In today’s article, we are shifting focus […]

TPG at large in 2017

Posted on Thursday, 28 December 2017 by Léonie Watson

As 2017 draws to a close, I’d like to share a few of the activities members of the TPG team have been involved in throughout the year. Participating in the web community has long been important to TPG, and 2017 gave us many opportunities to carry on doing so.

How “invert brightness” can improve accessibility and help us use our devices

This post continues our series looking at innovative assistive technologies. The last post discussed some novel techniques for personalising interfaces to their users and devices. This post discusses an adaptation that is much closer to making it to a device near you… As someone who is sensitive to light levels, I have often found features […]

TPG at Accessing Higher Ground 2017

Posted on Wednesday, 6 December 2017 by David Sloan

I was one of a small group of people from TPG and colleagues from VFO who attended the 2017 edition of the Accessing Higher Ground (AHG) conference in Westminster, Colorado. It was my first time there since 2013, and I’d remembered AHG as an excellent gathering of people working in digital accessibility in the higher […]