Paul Adam

Accessibility Evangelist for Deque Systems focusing on Mobile Accessibility (Android & iOS) and Modern Web (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, WAI-ARIA, WCAG 2.0) Accessibility in Austin, TX.

Accessibility consultant for a wide range of enterprise-level, large organizations in a variety of industries including: State/Federal Gov, Higher Ed, Banking/Financial, Insurance, Telecom, Airline, Healthcare, Retail/E-commerce, and Hospitality.

Previously worked for Federal Government as Accessibility Manager at Federal Communications Commission (FCC), for State of Texas as Accessibility Specialist at Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), as Web Developer & Instructional Designer/Trainer for University of Texas-Permian Basin and Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

Co-organizer of the Austin Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup, http://www.meetup.com/a11yatx/.

Accessibility expertise includes: Mobile Web, Native iOS & Android, Hybrid Apps, Responsive Web Design, HTML5, JavaScript, WAI-ARIA, WCAG 2.0, and Modern Web development techniques. Registered Apple Developer since 2011. Spends spare time creating iOS apps or learning modern JavaScript development.

Developer of Accessibility Testing JavaScript Bookmarklets, http://pauljadam.com/bookmarklets.html, and macOS Safari a11yTools Testing Extension, http://pauljadam.com/extension.html. Developer of many complex WAI-ARIA, JavaScript accessibility demos and user interface widgets, http://pauljadam.com/demos.html.

Classes given by Paul during AccessU: