Karl Groves

Tech Accessibility Consultant
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Category Archives: Selling Accessibility

How dare you try to infiltrate our special club?

It first happened when I was in junior high. In elementary school, everyone was friends with everyone else. White kids, black kids, asian kids, boys and girls all seemed to get along. Then, in junior high, for some reason people started segmenting. The black kids and asians sat all together in their own sections of […]

Selling Accessibility – Embracing the Dark Side

In which I say a whole bunch of things that are unpopular. “I find your lack of faith disturbing” Let’s face it, there are some people who have read the previous posts in this series and thought “This advice is fine and dandy, but there are so many roadblocks to accessibility where I work that […]

Selling Accessibility – Positive Factors (Internal)

This is the third post in a series of posts on Selling Accessibility. If you haven’t already, head on over to Selling Accessibility – An Introduction to get caught up. As I mentioned in my previous post in this series, Positive Factors are those things that have been found to have a positive influence in […]

Selling Accessibility – Positive Factors (External)

This is the third post in a series of posts on Selling Accessibility. If you haven’t already, head on over to Selling Accessibility – An Introduction to get caught up. As promised in my last post, I’d like to switch focus to positive factors. In this case what I want to talk about are external […]

Selling Accessibility – Negative Factors

This is the second post in a series of posts on Selling Accessibility. If you haven’t already, head on over to Selling Accessibility – An Introduction to get caught up. Negative Factors are those which stand in our way from effectively gaining buy-in for accessibility across the organization. These are things which must be addressed […]

New Series Coming: Selling Accessibility

One of the things that has bothered me for a while during my career is that situation each of us has all too often found us in: Everywhere you turn, someone is throwing up roadblocks to accessibility. People always seem to have some excuse about why they cannot make something accessible. In my experience few […]

Let’s put down the pitchforks and get some perspective

Earlier this week, I began working on a new series of blog posts titled ‘Selling Accessibility’. Those who know me or have read my previous posts or have seen me speak know I’m very much in favor of taking a pragmatic approach to accessibility. More specifically, I mean that we must understand that there’s a […]