AODA 2021 -- A Roadmap and Tools for Accessibility Compliance

Yo, man, there’s a lot of (organizations) out there flakin’ and perpetratin’ but scared to kick (accessibility) reality.  

“Jay, you’ve been doin’ all this dope (…Read more

AODA 2021 -- What You Need to Know Now, Four Months Away from the Deadline

OK. I’ll admit it. In my last post, I was less than complimentary of the whole AODA…Read more

AODA Uncertainty Leaves Companies Asking, 'What's Next?'

With the Jan. 1, 2021 Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act deadline for website compliance fast approaching, there are many questions about what that deadline…Read more

Ensuring Your Accordion Is In Tune With Your Audience, Content

I’m half French Canadian. I married into a family heavy on Newfoundlanders. And I work in the digital…Read more

Accessibility Can’t Just be Lip Service; Words Must Have Weight

They’re nice words -- but you may hear an echo if you say them because too often they ring hollow in our society.

Today is the…Read more

Putting Accessible Images in Focus

It’s tempting. I get it. Posting a photo to your social media, it would just be so easy to upload and click -- with the obligatory sarcastic comment or attempt at wit…Read more

Remote Control: Helping Employees Feel Included, No Matter Where they Are

From a practical point of view, offering workers the ability to work remotely (or from home) can solve a lot of problems. For people with disabilities, it…Read more

Some "Friendly" Advice About Accessibility and Inclusion

Just over a year ago, I wrote about the importance of having…Read more

Accessibility Awareness is Great, But Action Makes it Matter

Awareness is great, but without action it does little. Today marks the seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day. And while…Read more

Laying the Groundwork for Accessible Employment - But You Can Get a Head Start

“Collectively, we started to change the face of disability employment in the province of Ontario.”

I’m not one given to…Read more

Our Roots Extend Beyond the Forest City

At Digital Echidna, we want to use our knowledge and expertise to make a difference. As you’ve often heard my colleagues here say, the open-source…Read more