Scott Herron

Freelance Accessibility Specialist

Areas of expertise: Accessibility Specialist and Consultant, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (I.D.E.A.), Product Management, User Experience (UX) Design and Research, Customer Experience (CX) and Accessible Design, Agile Project management

Current role: Freelance Accessibility Specialist, Instructor and workshop facilitator at multiple institutions including the University of Alberta, Accessibility Advisor at Inclucity

Scott is a distinguished disabilities and inclusion specialist, renowned for his deep understanding of the importance of empathy in the workplace and its effect on workplace dynamics. He excels in devising innovative accessibility solutions, catering to a diverse user base, and is a fervent advocate for global digital accessibility. His expertise shines in integrating accessible technology with customer experiences, alongside the successful implementation of relevant programs.

In the realm of Diversity and Inclusion, Scott possesses extensive knowledge of grants, inclusion, and diversity policy trends within professional settings. He is an adept instructor and facilitator, teaching a university course and crafting workshop presentations focused on the principles of human-centred design. His skills extend to Customer Experience and Accessible User Design, where he creates groundbreaking accessibility solutions for all users and champions the global Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Additionally, he is well-versed in international legislation pertaining to accessibility. In Change Management, Scott demonstrates a remarkable ability to facilitate the integration of accessible technology within organizational structures, utilizing a collaborative and team-focused approach to enhance accessibility and usability.