Second Spring <br/> Session

I just got tapped to do a second presentation at Spring <br />: Topic: Web Accessibility Acronyms (WCAG, WAI-ARIA, JAWS) – WTF? Description: It’s no longer enough for a developer to know Java, .NET, PHP, AS, HTML, CSS, JS, XML (insert other TLAs as applicable), now they’re expected to be experts on WCAG, W3C, ADA,[…]

Making RIAs Accessible

My topic suggestion for Spring <br /> has been accepted. On June 3rd, I’ll be presenting the following: Topic: Making RIAs AccessibleDescription: Rich Internet Applications offer the site visitor a more interactive, engaging experience. But can this richness be conveyed to a user of assistive technologies, and how? This session will differentiate between DOM-based (AJAX)[…]

Spring <br /> and Life Lists

In high school, I was very comfortable speaking in front of groups. I was in debate and drama, and had to do several presentations when I was an exchange student (often in French!). For some reason, however, when I got to University I developed a slight fear of public speaking. I struggled with an inability[…]