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What is InterAccess?

Joshue O Connor - Founder InterAccess

InterAccess is the accessible UX consultancy of Joshue O Connor who is an experienced technology consultant and internationally recognised expert in the field of inclusive design and accessible web, mobile and application development.


Josh has an MSc in Assistive Technology and Universal Design – is a W3C invited expert, published author, and is active in the international standards development community.


Josh has skills in the areas of accessible UX, web/mobile design and application development with over 12 years experience working directly with people with disabilities, Assistive Technology, and the web.


A core principle of the InterAccess modus operandi, is ‘real world’ accessible solutions. We pride ourselves in hard fought for expertise that reflects in our practical working methodology and are very happy to be expanding.

Mark Magennis – Accessibility Support Manager

Mark has a substantial professional background/Phd in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), as well as an excellent research track record.


Mark will be working with our new international eLearning client – project managing their requirements under Section 508 and the impending refresh.

Mark founded the Centre for Inclusive Technology (CFIT) within NCBI, recruiting a team of expert researchers and practitioners. CFIT’s aim was to promote digital inclusion and assist designers in creating digital products and services that are usable by the widest audience, including older people and people with disabilities. Activities included web and mobile accessibility auditing.


Mark also coordinated a successful cross-disability campaign for accessible television, contributed to information society policy as a member of the Irish Government’s High Level Group on Knowledge Society Strategy and authored key online resources including the Accessible Public Procurement Toolkit and the National IT Accessibility Guidelines for Digital TV Equipment and Services.

Saleem Rahman – Accessibility Consultant

Saleem is a skilled coder, developer and QA tester and has worked with financial services company FEXCO, as well as Failte Ireland.

Saleem has a Bachelors of Science in Computing and Information Technology (Hons).

As an expert screen reader user both personally and professionally – Saleem has a deep knowledge of screen reader functionality and behaviour on mobile, and desktop environments.

This deeper understanding that Saleem brings to our clients helps them to create more accessible and pleasant user experiences for people with disabilities.

Saleem has been using JAWS for more than 10 years – and is expert in QA testing using NVDA, VoiceOver (iOS and Mac) – as well as trouble shooting accessibility issues when auditing against WCAG 2.0.

InterAccess credentials

W3C Invited Expert

Auditing, ux & Consultancy experience

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    Seasoned Accessibility Auditor of Websites, Web applications and mobile apps.

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    Consulted with over 60 public sector and private sector organisations.

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    Expert Assistive Technology knowledge from over 12 years hands on experience of working directly with people with disabilities.

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    Experienced UX analyst: facilitating user tests doing requirements gathering and testing with many users with diverse/multimodal requirements and technology needs.

Project management, Writing & Research

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    Experienced researcher in the field of inclusive design (EU/FP7 projects).

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    Project management skills, in both government tendered projects, FP7 research and private sector projects.

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    Third Level curriculum development experience in Universal Design.

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    Published author in the areas of CMS accessibility and HTML5 accessibility.