Accessiblog

A variety of word magnets in a pile and beside it is the phrase Your Words Matter written in a typewriter font and underlined.

 

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” is a quotation from William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. This description may be true for the rose, but words and their uses can be more complicated in modern times. Words matter, and how people use them can be the difference between respect and injury.

 

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Access is easy. Get a computer, an Internet service provider, a cell phone, take a few courses, and there you have it. The World Wide Web at your fingertips, right? Well, most people might think so, but not everyone.

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Illustrations of lightbulbs behind a portrait photo of Jolene MacDonald with the title of the article origins of Accessibrand.

 

Jolene MacDonald founded Accessibrand in 2017. Jolene created the new, virtual accessible design, marketing and communications agency to empower professionals with disabilities and others impacted by disability.

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The Importance of Human Experience in Accessibility

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By: Van Thompson
August 6, 2021

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Can an accessibility checker powered by artificial intelligence ever replace a real human auditor? Here’s why technology can’t do it alone. 

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