SSB’s own Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessibility Officer, and Debra Ruh, Cheif Marketing Officer, are featured in Bloomberg Businessweek’s series about employment, accessibility and assistive technology,.
by Rosemary Musachio and Debra Ruh This month we celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA was created with.
Jonathan (Jon) Avila is the Chief Accessibility Officer for SSB BART Group (SSB). One of his key responsibilities at SSB is to maintain the content in the Accessibility Management Platform (AMP)—a repeatable, scalable, and metrics based accessibility testing platform for software, hardware, and web sites. Jon is involved in updating and maintaining the SSB methodology in regards to Section 508, WCAG, and other accessibility standards. This includes the analysis, design, and repair of software, web pages, Flash, Flex, documentation, and hardware for accessibility.
Next to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (“CVAA”) is the most important.
There have been a spattering of articles discussing background images and their accessibility issues. There does not seem to be a clear solution for all.
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