Including people with disabilities in your project design, development, testing process.

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Presented at 2:15pm in Cotton Creek I on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.



  • Robert Jolly, Technology Director, Knowbility, Inc.

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: Beginner
  • Type of session: General Conference


Understand the benefits of, as well as different approaches to, including people with disabilities in your process to build and refine your digital offerings. Get practical advice that will allow you to learn directly from diverse audiences—without blowing your budget and timeline—to ensure your product is accessible and usable to all.


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  1. How user research and usability testing relate to accessibility.
  2. How to involve people with disabilities in design, development, and testing tasks.
  3. How to understand and act on learnings from research and evaluation tasks.

Disability Areas

All Areas

Topic Areas

Accessible Course Design, Administrative/Campus Policy, Assistive Technology, Other, Teaching about Accessibility in Curriculum, Uncategorized, Web/Media/App Access

Speaker Bio(s)

Robert Jolly

Knowbility’s Technology Director, Robert Jolly, has 20 years’ experience in the web design and development industry working with and leading projects for The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Georgetown University, Zappos, Nintendo, Time Inc., ESPN, American Airlines, JetBlue, and many others.

Robert is a member of the W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG), where he promotes web accessibility to a global audience of professionals by developing educational content in the form of tutorials, examples, and other documentation. Additionally, he evangelizes web accessibility through events and conferences for designers, developers, and project managers.


  • Including PWD in Process

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