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Accessible media


  • Accessible Media Inc., better known as AMI, is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through accessible media, reflection and portrayal.

Descriptive Narr​ation

  • Descriptive Video Works (DVW) is a Vancouver-based firm that has been producing described video (DV) and live audio description (AD) services for blind and sight impaired audiences for almost two decades. DVW has become an industry leader with their advanced technology, attention to detail, and an unrivaled commitment to deliver high quality accessibility services.

Web Accessibility

  • The WCAG documents explain how to make web content more accessible to people with disabilities. Web “content” generally refers to the information in a web page or web application, including:
  • natural information such as text, images, and sounds
  • code or markup that defines structure, presentation, etc.
  • WCAG is primarily intended for:
  • Web content developers (page authors, site designers, etc.)
  • Web authoring tool developers
  • Web accessibility evaluation tool developers
  • Others who want or need a standard for web accessibility
  • Related resources are intended to meet the needs of many different people, including policy makers, managers, researchers, and others.
  • Incorporated in 2002 as TPGi – The Paciello Group and rebranded as TPGi. Accessibility Solutions Provider in 2021, TPGI, part of the Vispero group of companies is an Integrated Software Solutions company that can help organizations to Understand how accessibility impacts their website and application users. Their clients span a variety of industries including retail/eCommerce, software/technology, publishing, banking/finance, healthcare, government, and higher education. From manual accessibility reviews to custom-engineered solutions, TPGI will help to find the right accessibility solutions for organizations with digital environments.
  • SimplyAccessible is a Canadian based lean team of accessibility specialists changing the perception of accessibility on the web. Their skilled team trains, tests, and teaches you as an equal partner. They’re committed to people over compliance, which means exceeding regulations and standards. Have a conversation with them about how to reinvent your approach to improving the digital challenges people experience every day when using the web and in particular, your own web site.