Robert L. Todd is a Research Scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technologys Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA). He holds an M.S. degree in Information, Design and Technology from the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as an M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling. He is the project director of the Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE). Mr. Todd is the instructor for Georgia Techs Continuing Education certificate course in Creating Accessible Web Sites. His current research foci are creation of accessible distance education strategies and products and methodologies to synthesize usability, accessibility and aesthetic practices in web design to create the most effective designs for all people.