Accessibility Events

Introduction to Digital Accessibility

Live Digital Accessibility web demos, expert speakers, and (of course) excellent wine.




Tuesday, August 20, 2019

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Direct Technology HQ
3009 Douglas Blvd #300
Roseville, CA 95661

How To Meet New Digital Accessibility Standards

Everything you need to know but didn’t know to ask


Direct Technology and AudioEye believe that accessibility is about people before compliance. So let's talk tactical and practical. In this interactive session, our team provides a practical approach to digital accessibility, demonstrating what it is and why it matters to more than 53 million Americans.

AudioEye team member Lyndon Dunbar, using his personal Assistive Technology (AT), illustrates the challenges faced by people who are blind or have low vision in their daily digital lives.

The session will also provide easily applicable web essential information on how to achieve and maintain accessibility (and compliance) to provide equal access and better user experience for all site visitors.


  • Interactive exercise to convey the experience of those with specific impediments
  • Discussion on disability by the numbers: People, Purchasing Power, and the Legal Landscape
  • How to identify and resolve issues of accessibility on existing websites – without alteration to form or function
  • How to achieve and maintain accessibility through technology

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Rethink "Disability"

Rethink Accessibility


Common Misconceptions about Accessibility:

  • People who are blind don’t use the Internet
  • People with disabilities (PWD) are a very small portion of the population
  • To achieve digital accessibility, you must rebuild/redesign your website...and it will be plain


Let's dispel these myths and discuss how to move onto next steps.

Your Accessibility Responsibilities:

Become your team's ADA compliance expert and understand relevant laws, regulations and guidelines with a twist of applicability:

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act & The Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Overview of Web Accessibility Content Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1
  • AB434
  • Web Essentials: Most Common Issues of Digital Accessibility


Jill Micheli, Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies

An industry veteran with more than 15 years in technology, Jill is a vocal advocate for people with disabilities and has worked in the accessibility industry for the last five years. Her in-depth understanding of ADA-related laws, regulations and requirements as they pertain to digital accessibility make her a respected subject-matter expert.

Based in San Francisco, Jill is active in local tech and accessibility scenes, attending and hosting events to promote awareness of digital accessibility with the State of California, leading law firms, legal experts, and advocates across the nation.

Lyndon Dunbar, AudioEye Account Executive

A veteran of the digital accessibility industry with a Master’s Degree in Assistive Technology, Lyndon is a thought leader about current digital accessibility and inclusion issues affecting higher education, banking, government and e-commerce. A graduate of CSU Northridge, he has been a featured speaker at multiple annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conferences, presenting on topics such as accessible mobile apps for employment and independence.

Lyndon holds certifications in JAWS and ZoomText, commonly used assistive technologies by individuals who are blind or visually impaired. In 2016, he launched the Digital Accessibility Made Simple podcast. Through his personal and professional experience, Lyndon has a passion for ensuring the accessibility of digital content for all people with disabilities.