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Hackfort 2024: Accessible Communications Good Business, Ethical Practice.



This talk delves into the essentials of accessible communications, exploring its definition, significance, and business benefits. We’ll discuss why prioritizing accessible communication is not only a smart business strategy but also a moral and sometimes legal obligation. The session will conclude with practical tips on how to implement accessible communication practices effectively and share resources to get started.

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Laine Amoureux is an IAAP Certified Professional in Web Accessibility. With over 15 years of experience, Laine is a transformative and collaborative force at the intersection of technology and inclusion. As an Accessibility Consultant, With a track record of advising Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, Laine seamlessly integrates technical expertise, creative flair, and a collaborative spirit to craft inclusive digital experiences. Through a mastery of communication, design, and development, Laine is dedicated to weaving a tapestry of accessibility that invites all users into the vibrant world of the web.

Join Laine in embracing the future of digital inclusivity where innovation meets collaboration.

Carolyn Quintero is an accessibility professional with over 15 years experience in higher education. Her multidisciplinary background includes hands-on experience in digital accessibility, accessible documents, information design, technical communication, and accessibility training. In her role as Boise State University’s Senior Web Accessibility Analyst, Carolyn is responsible for reviewing, remediating, and maintaining the nearly 30,000 public facing web pages published on

This session was recorded at Hackfort 2024.