What great accessibility managers want from their leadership

Want to be a great leader to an accessibility team either directly or cross-functionally? Here are some specific, actionable ways you can help

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Accessibility managers are frequently perceived as contentious trouble makers

We want leaders who care about accessibility

Ten law firms filed 82 % of 2019 accessibility lawsuits

These ten firms are financially motivated to find companies that are doing a sloppy job at accessibility and profitting from that sloppiness.

Deferred accessibility is literally their entire business model

We want leaders who know enough they can help us push back

Many accessibility managers are disabled

We are good at sniffing out fake news and lip service

Written by

Accessibility Architect @ VMware. W3C Silver, ITI & IAAP GLC committees. Degrees in CS, law, business. Wheelchair user w/ a deaf daughter.

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