Contributor: Kevin Fodness

Kevin Fodness

Director of Software Development, Alley Interactive@kevinfodnesshttp://www.kevinfodness.com

I am the Director of Software Development at Alley Interactive. I leads Alley's JavaScript practice, developing everything from front-end data visualizations to full-stack JavaScript applications written in React and Node. I have experience developing WordPress sites for publishers and nonprofits, and was formerly the lead developer on the Publish to Apple News WordPress plugin. I received my PhD in Science and Technology Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where I studied web accessibility.

Video: Access granted: Working with an accessibility mindset

Accessibility can be difficult to approach as an an organization. It is a complicated topic, and it is difficult to know where to begin, and it is hard to know when you’ve sufficiently met the requirements. But accessibility complaints are prevalent, and educational institutions need to build online experiences that don’t leave students behind to […]