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AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

AFB Consulting Services and Solutions List

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For questions about AFB’s services, contact Cristopher Broyles, AFB Chief Consulting Solutions Officer:

About AFB Consulting

AFB Consulting is a premier resource for accessibility and usability solutions. AFB Consulting can provide accessibility service and expertise to help your organization with its inclusion and design efforts, serving to improve outreach and customer satisfaction, and strengthen brand loyalty. Our service offerings are outlined below.

Accessibility—Tactical Needs

  • Audits of Digital Content—Review of website, apps, Microsoft Office Files, PDFs, etc., for conformance with WCAG 2.0 A, AA, and AAA, and PDF/UA as appropriate, using a comprehensive methodology that includes manual testing, automated testing, and assistive-technology-based testing.
  • Testing of Mobile Apps and Platforms—Testing for conformance with WCAG 2.0 A and AA and other best-practices that promote accessibility and usability.
  • Training on Digital Accessibility—Includes intro-level through advanced/technical training. Role-based courses are also available. Delivery can be in-person or remote.
  • Physical Space Reviews—Reviews for accessibility compliance beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reviews include signage, lighting, tactile elements, and more.

Accessibility—Strategic/Programmatic Needs

  • Resource Staffing—AFB can provide dedicated accessibility SME resources via contractor agreement. Agreements can be for full-time or part-time staffing and can include both remote and onsite assistance.
  • Accessibility Assurance Program—Membership includes a mix of strategic and tactical consulting, and enables AFB Consulting to provide ongoing assistance with an organization from inception to execution.
  • Drafting/Reviews—Includes SOPs, policy, and governance around accessibility.
  • Roadmap Development—Assists in the planning and execution of a measurable approach to accessibility success.
  • Program Development—Provides overviews to help organizations determine their own accessibility program needs and how to create or enhance a program that can partner successfully with other divisions within the organization to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.

Usability and Product Testing

  • User Research—Leverages participants with different disabilities. AFB Consulting can offer both remote and in-person capabilities.
  • Conformance Testing—Covers digital content against the HHS Usability Guidelines.

Contact Us

For questions or to discuss AFB’s services in more detail, please contact Cristopher Broyles, AFB Chief Consulting Solutions Officer, at:

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