About Knowbility, Inc.
Since 1999, Austin-based Knowbility, Inc., has provided accessibility compliance testing, training, consulting and other services to help your organization meet federal and state accessibility standards. We have provided accessibility guidance to hundreds of corporations and state and federal agencies and can help you reach your accessibility goals.
Knowbility’s team of experts is internationally recognized for its role in creating the worldwide standard for web accessibility implementation and training. Our Executive Director, Sharron Rush, currently serves as an Invited Expert to the Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Since 2013, Eric Eggert has been an important contributing member to WAI, coproducing Web Accessibility Tutorials and the Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools List. Senior Research Fellow, Wayne Dick is Professor Emeritus of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at California State University (CSU) Long Beach. Since 2003, Wayne has served as an Invited Expert on the EOWG. He is a former member of the CSU Long Beach Academic Senate, Past Chair of the Faculty Personnel Policy Council. Wayne was the principal architect of the California State University System’s Accessible Technology Initiative, a 23-campus strategic plan for accessible higher education that received ComputerWorld Honors in 2007. Tom Jewett is our database expert specializing in web design and accessibility, database design, user interface design, social issues of computing. Mr. Jewett is a Lecturer Emeritus of Computer Sciences at Cal State University Long Beach (1992–2007). He is Co-author with Professor Wayne Dick of Practical Relational Database Design. He was web project leader for California State University System’s Accessible Technology Initiative. With these and our other accessibility experts, Knowbility has become a preeminent source for guidance in meeting government and international accessibility standards.
Accessibility Compliance Testing & Implementation
For each project we assemble a project team with specific skills to ensure your products and systems are compliant with Section 508, Section 504 and WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards.
- Accessibility Testing – Expert Manual Review
- Technical Assistance – Solutions Implementation
- Automated Accessibility Testing
- VPAT Testing and Verification
- Assistive Technology Testing
- User Experience Testing
Training in Accessibility & Assistive Technology
Knowbility has a catalog of 16 hands-on accessibility courses led by some of the nation’s top experts in accessible IT to show you how to create accessible web sites, learning management systems, course content, applications and documents.
- Web Accessibility 101
- Accessibility and the Dynamic Web
- Standards, Guidelines, Testing and Best Practice
- Accessibility – What Not to Do
- Developing Accessibility Policy
- Basic Web Accessibility Testing with JAWS
- Advanced Web Accessibility Testing with JAWS
- Basic Techniques for Accessible Flash Development
- Advanced Techniques for Accessible Flash Development
- Accessible HTML & HTML Forms
- Cascading Style Sheets and Accessibility
- ASP.NET and Accessibility
- Accessible JSP
- Accessible MS Office Documents
- PDF Accessibility using Acrobat
Captioning and Transcription Services
Knowbility’s video captioning and transcription services will meet all you accessibility needs for online videos and instruction media.
- Video Captioning and Transcription
- Audio Description and Transcription
- Video Post-Production
Accessible Document Services
Knowbility’s team of accessible document specialists have extensive experience in creating and training you to make accessible PDFs and MS Office documents.
- Document Evaluation for compliance
- Document Remediation
Accessible LMS Development
Let us apply our accessibility knowledge and skills to making your Learning Management System accessible.
- Discovery & Research
- Testing/Quality Assurance
To Obtain a Quote or place a Purchase Order for any of the following services offerings, please contact the Designated Order Fulfiller:
Ron Hicks, Business Development Director
1033 La Posada Dr. Ste. 372
Austin, Texas 78752
512-527-3138 x 101