Tagged Accessibility

Talking Accessibility at GRWebDev

This October I was invited to be a speaker at GRWebDev, a leading development Meetup group here in Grand Rapids, MI. I love sharing my knowledge of Web Accessibility with the local tech community, so I jumped at the opportunity. Many thanks to Sloth over at SlothWerks for extending the invitation! 
Ellen speaking in front of a slide that asks, "What does inaccessibility feel like?"

A11y Tips: How to Make Your Logo Accessible

Lately, we’ve been working on updating a variety of sites and focusing on accessible content, design, and media. When going through some of our tasks, we uncovered a tricky accessibility compliance item: logos. Now they’re not tricky in the sense that we don’t know what to do with them, but they’re tricky because there is more than one method to solving their accessibility.

a11y aesthetics focused on logo on homepage

GAAD – What Is It And How Do I Participate?

GAAD is short for Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Every year on the third Thursday of May, our community comes together to help raise awareness for accessibility everywhere. The objective is to make accessibility mainstream by keeping the conversations relevant and informative within our community.
GAAD Thursday May 16 2019

Stanford Web Camp 2019

At Stanford Web Camp, attendees and presenters alike will discuss a variety of aspects of the web through design and development. As part of this discussion Hook 42’s Aimee Degnan will be giving two separate talks focusing on accessibility and SiteBuilding.
Stanford University Exterior Hallway

Community, Development and Leadership at DrupalCon 2019

It’s been almost a month since DrupalCon 2019. We can’t believe how time flies! While we were there, we had a variety of things going on at many different levels. Just as fast as the time since DrupalCon has flown past us, our time in Seattle felt like a tiny blip.
View of space needle from inside chihuly garden