Jared Smith

Accessibility Guru

Jared Smith is the Associate Director of WebAIM.org. He is a highly demanded presenter and trainer and has provided web accessibility training to tens of thousands of developers throughout the world. With a degree in Marketing/Business Education, a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology, and over 15 years experience working in the web design, development, and accessibility field, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that is used to help others create and maintain highly accessible web content. Much of his written work, including a broad range of tutorials, articles, and other materials, is featured on the WebAIM site. Jared is active on twitter at @jared_w_smith.

Ask the Sherpas by this author

  1. Question About Testing on Screen Readers

    Listening to a web page, especially your own, in a screen reader is a powerful way to demonstrate the accessibility (and particularly, the lack of accessibility) of the page. It is impactful…
  2. Question About Assessible, Complex Data Entry Forms

    Your situation has two distinct accessibility requirements: table cells should be associated to their respective row and/or column headers, and inputs need descriptive labels. We’ll address…