Access Advisors is a pan-disability accessibility solutions provider. We can assist with any and all of your access-related needs:
- employing disabled people in your workplace
- assessing the accessibility of your business environment and outputs against relevant standards, legislation, and recognised good practice
- recommending practical solutions to identified accessibility issues
- helping your business design, construct, and maintain accessible buildings, websites, or other products and services
- embedding accessibility into your organisation’s policies and processes
- training management and staff in accessibility as it relates to their jobs.
We help save you money by ensuring accessibility is built in up-front. If retrofitting is necessary, we ensure it is achieved in the most cost-effective way.
We recognise that there are many accessibility issues. An important part of our role is to coordinate with specialist organisations (our partners) to provide simple, complete solutions to your accessibility needs. Read more about how our Accessibility Tick Programme can assist you and your organisation.
“Auckland Transport engaged services of Access Advisors to assess accessibility of an interactive map for our website. They provided excellent recommendations, getting us closer to meeting accessibility standards.”
— Roya Hendesi | GIS Business Analyst
“Spark engaged Access Advisors (initiative of the Blind and Low Vision NZ – formerly Blind Foundation) to help us improve the spark.co.nz website for our customers that use assistive technologies. We had some really informative sessions and we were given advice on ways to improve our website code. This included allowing the menu bar and search bar to be used with screenreaders. We still have a way to go to make the site truly accessible but we’re really grateful to Access Advisors. It was great to have their support so that we can help all our customers, irrespective of their needs.”
— Holly Roberts | Content Designer
“The web accessibility workshop was incredibly useful. We went through the additional new accessibility requirements in WCAG version 2.1 with Access Advisors team. It was really helpful to have the Accessibility Consultant give examples of the new requirements and provide us some tips when it comes to resolving the accessibility issues and testing. From now on, we will be aware of web accessibility when it comes to website development!”
— Kathy Fung | Project Delivery Manager
“The Homecare Medical Team would like to thank Access Advisors in their guidance in building kupe.net.nz and the healthy weight BMI calculator for the Ministry of Health.”
— Sophie Hochschild | Project Manager
“WebShed recently worked on a website project for the five Councils in Hawke’s Bay. We used the services of Access Advisors to help identify accessibility issues with the website templates we were proposing to use. Working with them was excellent, we had a tight timeline and they delivered everything on time and in great detail that made it easy for us to prioritise and implement the recommendations. They identified issues that we had not even thought of allowing us to improve the websites for all our users. If you are thinking of doing this type of review I highly recommend Access Advisors.”
— Lee Tong | Web Developer