Accessible Systems, Inc., a woman-owned small business, provides expert consultation and support to global organizations, federal agencies, IT manufacturers and individuals with disabilities regarding information technology accessibility.
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About the President

Terri Youngblood, president and owner of Accessible Systems, Inc., has been a driving force behind accessible information technology (IT) in the federal government for more than a decade. Her grasp of information technology, accessible technology, assistive technology, and needs assessment makes her one of the few recognized experts in this area.

Terri has developed accessibility standards for the government and software industry, tested countless software applications, and provided expert consultation to information technology developers. She has served as policy analyst, performance analyst, and information technology curriculum developer. One of her key successes was the curriculum development for the "Unlocking the Possibilities" project at Highway 1. Her most recent accomplishment was assisting the World Bank Group in developing an Information Technology Accessibility Program.

Terri's significant contributions to the assistive technology arena have been recognized by numerous awards including former Vice President Al Gore's Hammer Award, the AAES Excellence in Access Award, the Encore Achievers Award from CACI, and by the Department of Education for her work in developing the Requirements for Accessible Software Design.

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