InterAccess is expanding ..

InterAccess are expanding [Update Jan 2017]

Interaccess are growing. We very happy to welcome Dr. Mark Magennis to the team. Mark will be working on a project for a large international eLearning company. Mark has deep knowledge of User experience and inclusive/universal design with expertise in user-based research, user-centred design, end user documentation, Accessibility, Assistive Technology, user interface design and evaluation of digital online and mobile …

InterAccess are partnering with Open Inclusion in the UK

Partnering with Open Inclusion in the UK

InterAccess are very happy to announce that we are partnering with Open Inclusion consultancy in the UK. Open Inclusion work with world-leading organisations and contribute to international and national accessibility standards and guidelines such as BS 8878, the British Standard on Web Accessibility. They have a diverse background encompassing: user research, user experience, visual design, innovation, digital and physical prototyping …

InterAccess are working with the Department of Education.

Working with the Department of Education

InterAccess are very happy to announce that we are working with the Department of Education on improving the accessibility of the new Student Grants Appeals Board site. The Department of Education and Skills has responsibility for education and training in Ireland. The mission of the Department is to facilitate individuals through learning, to achieve their full potential and contribute to …

InterAccess are working with the Deptartment of Social Protection

Working with the Department of Social Protection

InterAccess are very happy to announce that we are working with the Department of Social Protection on improving the accessibility of their internal intranet, and training/mentoring staff on accessibility and Universal Design. The mission of the department is to promote a caring society through ensuring access to income support and other services, enabling active participation, promoting social inclusion and supporting …

InterAccess have done an accessibility audit of Benefacts.ie

Accessibility audit for Irish non profit database site – Benefacts

InterAccess completed a full accessibility audit of the database site of Irish nonprofits, called Benefacts to ensure that it is accessible to the widest audience including people with disabilities and older people What is Benefacts? Benefacts is a public database of civil society organisations in Ireland which, for the first time in Ireland, provides extensive information about the entire sector …

InterAccess is working on improving the accessibility of the new Failte Ireland site - Irelands Ancient East.

Accessibility partner for Failte Ireland

I am are very pleased to announce that InterAccess are now the preferred accessibility partner for Failte Ireland. Having worked with Failte Ireland on many projects in the past, in a former role – such as Discover Ireland and the Wild Atlantic way projects it is great that they were keen to continue working with me now with my new …

Interaccess have been invted to speak at the upcoming Funka Accessibility days gig in Stockholm.

Speaking at the upcoming Funka Accessibility Days conference [April 2016]

Funka Accessibility Days is northern Europe’s largest conference on accessible ICT. Some of the world´s leading experts on web accessibility will converge in the beautiful city of Stockholm, Sweden. I’m very happy to have been asked to give talk on current and future work in WCAG at the upcoming Accessibility Days conference (April 13th-14th). The conference has plenary sessions on …

New Aer Lingus accessibility partner

InterAccess are very happy to say that Aer Lingus have chosen us as their new accessibility partner. We are currently working on the development of the Aer Lingus corporate site in order to ensure that it is accessible to the widest audience and meets the DOT ACAA requirements. InterAccess are providing accessibility consultancy and usability expertise to the Web development …

InterAccess is working with NCBI to redevelop the new website.

Building a new smart accessible website for NCBI

InterAccess are currently working with the NCBI (National Council for the Blind of Ireland) on designing and redeveloping their website. This is a very exciting project for InterAccess, as we have a long working relationship and are very happy to be building a new dynamic, responsive site that will work well across a range of devices and platforms – will …

What will happen after the Dec 12th DOT/ACAA deadline?

Web accessibility, the airline industry & the US DOT deadline

The airline industry is hurriedly preparing for the looming Dec 12 US Department of Transport/ACAA deadline – some better than others. Many are now nervous and unsure of what to expect and want clear cut answers to questions like “Is this accessible?”, “Will this satisfy the DOT?”. Many seem to expect hordes of angry, litigious people with disabilities to instantly …