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NCAM Bryan Gould

Bryan Gould


Bryan Gould is the Director of the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH. Bryan develops and maintains collaborative relationships with corporate and public-sector partners, identifying challenges and accessibility solutions for a wide range of products and services across various operating systems and platforms. Bryan and his team work closely with standards groups, global industry leaders and technology firms, content creators and providers, as well as academic institutions, cultural organizations, federal and state agencies, retail and for-profit businesses, and others who have formed partnerships with NCAM to further their goals of providing more accessible products and services for their customers. During his 25 years with WGBH, Bryan has conducted blindness-related research and development projects, most recently as NCAM’s Director of Accessible Learning and Assessment Technologies. His projects range from improving access to complex scientific images and high-stakes assessments to amusement park rides and smart phone apps. Bryan’s multiple published guidelines, most notably the STEM Image Description Guidelines, have been adopted by many educational publishers and accessibility organizations as industry standard and he regularly conducts training sessions on how best to present images, video, and digital experiences to meet the needs of people with visual and print disabilities.