NCIL Resources for Web Accessibility

General Resources

Businesses, Organizations, and Connections

Accessibility Ally (Columbus-based consulting firm)
Peter Bossley
Phone: 614-562-9077
Email: pete@accessibilityally.com
Ken Petri
Phone: 614-218-1499
Email: ken@accessibilityally.com

Accessibility Computing, Inc.

We are a full-service web design and development and Internet Marketing company servicing business of all sizes and in all industries. Whether you’re a small startup looking to launch your first website, or an established business that has outgrown your current technology, Accessible Computing® can meet your needs. Contact: Christian N. Abad, president and founder, 1210 McLaughlin Drive, Charlotte, NC 28212. Phone: 704-900-1825

American Federation for the Blind
AFB Consulting
Paul Schroeder, Account Manager:
Phone: 212-502-7607
Email: mgrossman@afb.net

Center for Accessible Technology
Eric Smith, Deputy Director
3075 Adeline Street, suite 220, Berkeley, CA 94703
Phone: 510-841-3224 

Deque Systems

Deque is a full service accessibility company, offering accessibility assessments, fixes, training, and ongoing strategy support for compliance. They also have a tool suite of products that support accessible websites, documents, and mobile technology. Contact: Preety Kumar, CEO and co-Founder, 2121 Cooperative Way, Suite 210, Herndon, VA 2017. Phone: 877-577-9783

MSF&W Consulting

MSF&W provides a full range of accessibility services to help make sure your information systems are fully accessible to staff and customers with disabilities. For more than 15 years, our accessibility team has provided audit, remediation, training, and technical assistance services to ensure that clients meet relevant accessibility standards, including Section 508, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), and the Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Act (IITAA). Our experience working directly with assistive technology users allows us to understand not only what makes websites compliant with standards, but also what makes them truly usable for people with disabilities. Contact: Nathan Zak, CEO and founder, 3445 Liberty Drirve, Springfield, Illinois. Phone: 217-698-3535

The Paciello Group

The Paciello Group is passionately dedicated to helping government agencies, technology vendors, e-commerce corporations, and educational institutions make their technology equally accessible to all people, including those with disabilities. The company offers professional consulting, technology solutions, and monthly monitoring services to ensure that clients reach all audiences effectively and efficiently while meeting governmental and international standards. Contact: Mike Paciello, founding partner, 5 Pine Street, Extension #6 Annex, Unit 2-F, Nashua, NH 03060. Direct: 603-882-4122

SSB BART Group

SSB BART Group products and services transform the risks of accessibility into an ongoing competitive advantage for your organization. SSB BART Group offers products and services that are relevant for all stages of an accessibility initiative. SSB BART Group products and services help assess current accessibility status, address business and technical issues and assure ongoing accessibility. Contact: Timothy Springer, CEO and co-Founder, 1489 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 204, McLean, VA 22101. Phone: 703-637-8955

Advice & Connections from California:

Ted Jackson, community organizing director for California Foundation for Independent Living Centers, was very active in California’s process to ensure their online voter registration system is fully accessible. His contact information is: 916-325-1690 x 337 (office); 916-769-8821 (mobile & text); ted@cfilc.org. They used California State University Accessible Technology Initiative – Cheryl Pruitt, director cpruitt@calstate.edu).