Four-legged Flyers Like this App!

So, what's one of the first things most folks want and need to do when they deplane at the airport?  I'd be surprised if you didn't say "Find the restroom!" My guide dog, Germaine, agrees.  And now that airports have a legal obligation to providing relief areas for service dogs, the question is "Where is it?"  Airports have devised various approaches from web site information,… Continue Reading Four-legged Flyers Like this App!

Accessible Client-side Form Validation with HTML5, WAI-ARIA, & the jQuery Validation Plugin

Old browsers? Old AT? JavaScript to the rescue! In the last part of our series on accessible form validation and usability enhancements we're adding the jQuery Validation plugin to make sure our form is universally accessible on all devices that support JavaScript including the dreaded IE6. Demo Form with HTML5, WAI-ARIA, & jQuery Validation (Default Settings) Demo Form with HTML5, WAI-ARIA, & jQuery Validation (Tweaked… Continue Reading Accessible Client-side Form Validation with HTML5, WAI-ARIA, & the jQuery Validation Plugin

Access Provides Health Privacy

My morning dawned bright when I (reluctantly) looked for directions to my dentist.  I was dreading this visit. You cannot imagine my delight when not only did I find their web site accessible, but I found they had an online patient medical history form.  My delight was complete when I was able to fill out and submit the form totally without assistance! This may not… Continue Reading Access Provides Health Privacy

Accessibility Around the Web

Every week we come across interesting articles related to the disability and accessibility world. They can be informative, funny, interesting, and even sad. Here are a few links that fit into these categories. Coming soon! Sony Entertainment and Regal Entertainment Group have partnered to develop "Access Glasses." They will be available in some Regal theaters later this month, and will caption and subtitle both 2D… Continue Reading Accessibility Around the Web

How Do Blind People Use the iPhone?

  TommyEdisonXP, also known as The Blind Film Critic, illustrates some of the ways he uses his iPhone 4S. Watch as he tweets, checks out YouTube, and uses the Siri app with humorous results. If you'd like to lean more about Deque and the services we offer, please contact us.

Tips for the CSUN Conference Newbie

The 27th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, informally known as "CSUN," begins this week in San Diego. CSUN is the largest conference of its kind, and the only one sponsored by a university. During the span of just 3 days, the conference will feature over 300 general sessions, and is host to the "who's who" in the accessibility community. For some of… Continue Reading Tips for the CSUN Conference Newbie

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