Case Studies | American Foundation for the Blind

Since its inception in 2003, AFB Consulting has completed over 500 disability-inclusion projects for a number of high-profile organizations, including major organizations in hospitality, tech, retail, and more. Learn how AFB Consulting has helped organizations advance their accessibility and inclusion goals:

  • AT&T, Verizon, and Sony Ericsson have sought AFB Consulting’s help in making some of their popular cell phones more accessible to people with disabilities.
  • When Adobe Systems recognized that people experiencing vision loss were having difficulties reading and creating documents in its popular Portable Document Format (PDF) software, the company turned to AFB Consulting for a solution.
  • AFB Consulting has also worked with AOL, several diabetes technology manufacturers, assistive technology manufacturers, and a major supplier of internet telephony equipment to address accessibility issues.
  • Voting equipment manufacturers have integrated the results of AFB Consulting’s research into designs for accessible voting machines.

Google

The American Foundation for the Blind’s Consulting Team has been creating and presenting accessibility training for Google for several years, empowering the company to improve the accessibility and impact of their products in both software and hardware.

In 2016, AFB Consulting developed and hosted an accessibility-focused “Train the Trainer” event, funded by Google and targeted at agencies responsible for providing services for individuals needing access [...]

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