TPG folks – selected articles

Posted on Friday, 4 December 2015 by Steve Faulkner

Recent articles by people of TPG:

Effectively including accessibility into web developer training

Karl Groves (Director of Training at TPG) provides some guidance for web developer training schools and bootcamps.

In October, energized by having just attended Accessibility Camp Toronto I quickly threw together a post titled Your computer school sucks. Looking back at a handful of my previous posts, they reminds me a bit of reading Nietzsche – not in terms of content, but in terms of consisting of a lot of criticism and not a lot of solutions. Today, I’d like to follow “Your computer school sucks” with some actual guidance for web developer training schools and bootcamps.

Losing Sight

Leonie Watson (a Senior Accessibility Engineer at TPG) talks to the BBC

Leonie Watson lost her sight in her 20s after ignoring doctors’ advice about her diabetes for years. Here she charts her journey into blindness, and the frustration of feeling partly to blame.

About Steve Faulkner

Steve is the Technical Director at TPG. He joined The Paciello Group in 2006 and was previously a Senior Web Accessibility Consultant at vision australia. He is the creator and lead developer of the Web Accessibility Toolbar accessibility testing tool. Steve is a member of several groups, including the W3C Web Platforms Working Group and the W3C ARIA Working Group. He is an editor of several specifications at the W3C including HTML 5.1, ARIA in HTML, Notes on Using ARIA in HTML and HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives. He also develops and maintains HTML5accessibility.

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