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Experts Directory

Last Updated: May 14, 2024

Listed below are experts, speakers, trainers, and presenters who primarily specialize in subjects related to accessibility and disability and educate others about said subjects. Individuals are added through self-submission. If you would like to be added to the directory, please fill out the online submission form.

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A. Laura Brody
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Monrovia, CA, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Disability Art, Accessible Exhibits
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Aashutosh K
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Singapore
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Mobile App Accessibility
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Alexa Heinrich
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Social Media Accessibility
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Alexis Lucio
Pronouns:
they/them/their
Location:
San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA
Languages:
English, Spanish
Expertise:
Product Design, Inclusive Design, Accessibility Education and Training, Inclusive User Research, DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion)
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Alice Cross
Pronouns:
she/her/her, they/them/their
Location:
England, UK
Languages:
Native English, Elementary European Spanish
Expertise:
Accessibility within Video Games, Lived Experience of Disability, Navigating Daily Life With a Disability
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Alicia Jarvis
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Canada
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Product Accessibility and Inclusion, Inclusive Design, Accessibility Strategy
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Andreia Duarte Costa
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Lisbon, Portugal
Languages:
Portuguese, English
Expertise:
UX/UI and Digital Accessibility Designer
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Andrew Somers
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Hollywood, CA, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Contrast, Color, Vision, Typography, Readability, Research, APCA, BridgePCA, WCAG2
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Ann Gagné
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Ontario, Canada
Languages:
English, French
Expertise:
Accessible Pedagogy, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Accessible Conference and Event Planning, Accessible Educational Resource Creation and Design
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Anna Cechony
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Washington, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Supporting newly disabled people to integrate disability into their lives as a disability doula and coach, and organizations who are newly engaging with disability through training and evaluation
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Antonella Cozzi
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Argentina
Languages:
Spanish, English, Italian, Argentine Sign Language
Expertise:
Audiovisual Accessibility, Arts and Culture Accessibility, Disability Public Policies
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Ashleigh-Jayne Urquhart
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she/her/her
Location:
London, England, UK
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Social Media Accessibility, Photosensitivity and Epilepsy
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Austin Dunn
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they/them/their
Location:
Columbus, OH, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Social Media Accessibility, Accessibility for Art and Museum Digital Media Communications
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Brendan Aylward
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he/him/his
Location:
Massachusetts, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Adaptive Fitness, Building Inclusive Businesses
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Bruce Elgort
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Vancouver, WA, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Legally blind and teaching web development at Clark College in Vancouver, WA
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Camilo Pires
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
London, England, UK
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Lived Experience as a Wheelchair User, Digital Accessibility in Product Management, Inclusive Travel and Technology, Accessibility in London/UK
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Carly Webster
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Ohio, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Event Accessibility
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Carmen Collins
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Virginia, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Social Media Accessibility
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Caspian Turner
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
London, England, UK
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Digital Accessibility, Usability Studies, Auditing, Customer Relationship Management Systems and Other Internal and Customer Facing Business Systems
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Chelsea Adelman
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Greater Seattle Area, WA, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Digital Product Design, Inclusive Design, Design Systems, WCAG, ARIA
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Claire Toogood
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
West Midlands, England, UK
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Employment Outcomes of Disabled Graduates, Inclusive Leadership and Management, Inclusive Workplace Practices, Lived Experiences of Neurodivergent Graduates
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Dani Izzie
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
United States
Languages:
English, Italian
Expertise:
Disability-Inclusive and Accessible Social Media, Advertising, and Marketing; Disabled Parenting and Pregnancy
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Darren Bates
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
United States
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Global Disability Inclusion and Accessibility Strategist
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David Cox
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Toronto, Canada
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Design Systems Accessibility
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Dominique DeWitt
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Florida, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Accessible Event Planning
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Emily Ladau
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
New York, NY, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Disability Rights, Disability Language and Etiquette, Disability in Media
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Emily Lucht
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Maryland, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Social Media Accessibility and Training
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Eric Bailey
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Boston, MA, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Design, Design Systems, Product Design, ARIA, CSS
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Fey Grimm
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Twin Cities Metro, Minnesota, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Social Media Accessibility, Accessible Tech for People With Hearing Loss
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Gregory Hammond
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Canada
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Website Accessibility
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Holly Tuke
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
England, UK
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Social Media Accessibility
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Humphries Warren Sheldon
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Singapore
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Disability & Mental Health Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
About the Expert
Expert is open to virtual engagements.
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Jan Maarten
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Seattle, WA, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Inclusive Design, Design Systems, Accessibility Annotations, Product Design
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Jen Strickland
Pronouns:
she/her/her, they/them/their
Location:
Washington, D.C., USA
Languages:
English, French
Expertise:
Accessibility, Equity, Equitable Design, Inclusive Design, Qualitative Research, Strategy, Web Development
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Jennifer X Zhang
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Greater Seattle Area, WA, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Program Building, Change Management, Upskilling, Product Design, Inclusive Design, Strategy, Design Systems, Data Visualization, AR/MR/VR, Gaming, Mental Health / Neurodiversity / Cognitive Design
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Jessica Oddi
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Ontario, Canada
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Accessible Design Identity, Websites, and Digital Platforms; Navigating Barriers Being a Freelance Disabled Designer; Illustration for Community Representation
About the Expert
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Johny Cassidy
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
United Kingdom
Languages:
English
Expertise:
All areas of non-technical accessibility in journalism. Guidance for alt text. D&I and why we need more disabled journalists. Language around disability.
About the Expert
Expert is open to virtual engagements.
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Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Jonathan J Kaufman
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
New York, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Business, Innovation, Future of Work, Culture, Leadership Mental Health and Well-being all through a lens of disability
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Karl Groves
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Washington, D.C., USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Digital Accessibility including both tactical and strategic aspects thereof.
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Katie Diduch
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Capital District NY, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Accessibility Web and Print Designer, Accessibility Auditor, Accessible Document Creator and Remediator
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Keidra Chaney
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Chicago, IL, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Disability Inclusion Marketing, Plain Language Writing, Social Media Accessibility
About the Expert
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Kelly Cray
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Southern Vermont, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Universal Design for Learning, Neurodiversity, Autism, Culturally Responsive Teaching, Neurodivergent Multilingual Learners, Neuro-inclusive Education, Neurodivergent Teachers
About the Expert
Expert is open to virtual engagements.
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Kelly Thibodeau
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Accessible Marketing and Communications, Accessible Social Media, Web Writing
About the Expert
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Leah Riddell
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Canada
Languages:
English, American Sign Language
Expertise:
I am a bilingual Deaf woman, bringing a unique perspective, advocating for inclusive communication, accessibility and understanding in every interaction. I'm also a certified ASL instructor.
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Lia Stoll
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Switzerland
Languages:
English, Greek, German
Expertise:
Creating high-quality content for Saas, tech, insurance, and healthcare brands on disability, chronic illness, mental health, DEI, and accessibility
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Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Lisa Riemers
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
London, England, UK
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Accessible Content and Communications
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Maia Miller
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
New Zealand
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Web accessibility: auditing, training, consulting, business strategy
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Matisse Hamel-Nelis, ADS, CPACC
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Canada
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Digital Accessibility, Accessible Communications and Marketing
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Expert is open to in-person engagements.
Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Piotr Źrołka
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
Poland
Languages:
Engish, Polish
Expertise:
Accessible Web and Mobile Design, Accessibility Audit, Creating Inclusive Educational Environments
About the Expert
Expert is open to virtual engagements.
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Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Puneet Singh Singhal
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
India
Languages:
English, Hindi
Expertise:
Social Media Advocacy on Disability Inclusion, Accessible Branding, Keynote Speaking, Workshop Facilitation on Universal Design Principles.
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Expert is open to in-person engagements.
Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Rikki Poynter
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Omaha, NE, USA
Languages:
English, American Sign Language
Expertise:
Deafness, Chronic Pain and Fatigue, Mental Health, Accessibility Offline and Online (primarily captions)
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Expert is open to virtual engagements.
Expert is open to in-person engagements.
Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Sam McDaniel
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Sammamish, WA, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Gaming Accessibility, Accessibility in Education, Accessibility Training, Disability Law and Policy
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Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Sandi Wassmer
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
London, England, UK
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Disability, Neurodiversity, Leadership, Inclusion
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Expert is open to virtual engagements.
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Sara Langston
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
South East England, UK
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Inclusive Marketing and Service Design for Nonprofits
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Expert is open to virtual engagements.
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Sarah Greer
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
United States
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Website Accessibility, Front-end Accessibility
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Sarah Silverman
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Connecticut, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Instructional Design, Neurodiversity Inclusion, Accessible Trainings and Professional Development, Faculty and Staff with Disabilities
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Expert is open to virtual engagements.
Expert is open to in-person engagements.
Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Saša Stojić-Ito
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Languages:
English, Serbian
Expertise:
Instructional and Accessible Design, Distance Education, UDL, Equity and Inclusion in Higher Ed, Canvas LMS Course Builds, Digital Accessibility, Accessible Training and Professional Development
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Expert is open to virtual engagements.
Expert is open to in-person engagements.
Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Shaun Conner
Pronouns:
he/him/his
Location:
United Kingdom
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Accessibility, Digital Inclusion, Accessibility Strategy and Leadership
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Expert is open to virtual engagements.
Expert is open to in-person engagements.
Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Sofia Webster
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Sacramento, CA, USA
Languages:
English, Spanish
Expertise:
Social Media Accessibility, Digital Accessibility
About the Expert
Expert is open to virtual engagements.
Expert is open to in-person engagements.
Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Soren Hamby
Pronouns:
they/them/their
Location:
New York, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Inclusive Product Design, Disability, Accessibility, and Accessibility Operations
About the Expert
Expert is open to virtual engagements.
Expert is open to in-person engagements.
Expert is open to traveling to engagements.
Teddi Tostanoski
Pronouns:
she/her/her
Location:
Colorado, USA
Languages:
English
Expertise:
Social Media Accessibility, Inclusive Marketing and Communication, Inclusive Language
About the Expert
Expert is open to virtual engagements.
Expert is open to in-person engagements.
Expert is open to traveling to engagements.