Digital Accessibility Blog

    New CDC Study Reveals Autism Rates Among U.S. Adults

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published the first U.S. study of the...
    May 19, 2020

    Most Marketers Say They Want to Improve SEO, but They're Missing the Most Important Thing: Text

    In today's digital era, consumers often know what they want, or think they know what they want, so they take to...
    May 19, 2020

    As Live Caption is Probably Coming to Chrome, a Reminder to Still Caption Your Videos

    Many people are familiar with closed captioning, maybe from TV shows or online videos. When captions are not...
    May 18, 2020

    Why Consistency is Important to Accessible Design

    Just as designing and structuring images, videos, links and all of the individual elements of a web page is an...
    May 12, 2020

    COVID-19 Information Has Been Very Visual. Here's What to Keep in Mind When Creating It.

    Over the past weeks and months, countless informational and tracking websites have been created to help people...
    May 12, 2020

    It's Time to Think of Accessibility as Customer Service

    Most companies are well aware of how important their customer service is. A positive customer service experience...
    May 5, 2020

    Lawsuit: Absentee Ballots in Michigan Aren't Accessible, Putting Blind Voters at Risk, Stripping Their Rights

    Voters in Michigan are encouraged to stay home and vote via absentee ballots due to COVID-19. For voters who are...
    April 28, 2020

    Is It Better to Fix an Existing Website's Accessibility or Build a Brand New One?

    If you're asking yourself this question, there's a chance you're feeling a bit overwhelmed as you read this and...
    April 27, 2020

    New App Can Help People Communicate with Head-Tracking Technology

    There are a number of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices available that can help people with...
    April 21, 2020
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    Best Fonts To Use for Website Accessibility

    Font style is one of the most important considerations of accessible website design. Although screen readers can...
    May 20, 2017

    The Most Common Web Accessibility Issues to Avoid

    Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) came into effect in 1990, it has required that places of public...
    November 3, 2017

    What Are Android Accessibility Features?

    Android accessibility features allow users to customize their device by modifying accessibility settings or apps...
    June 20, 2017

    Is There a Legal Requirement to Implement WCAG?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are often referred to as the gold standard in accessibility and...
    August 22, 2019

    Is Website Accessibility Required Under the ADA

    When the Americans with Disabilities Act became law in 1990, modern communications technologies such as the...
    April 24, 2018

    What is a VPAT and how is it used?

    A VPAT, or Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, is a document that allows your company or organization to...
    August 21, 2017

    ADA and Website Accessibility Compliance: What's New in 2018

    The guiding principle of digital accessibility is providing equal access to all web users, including those with a...
    September 19, 2018

    What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are organized by four main principles, which state that content...
    September 13, 2019

    How to Ensure Your Website is ADA-Compliant: The Top Guidelines to Follow

    For most people, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) conjures up pictures of physical accommodations such as...
    November 8, 2017

    Why Is It Important for Accessibility to Use Actual Text Instead of Images of Text?

    On the web, we use images everywhere! Images (such as maps, graphs, info graphics) can be an effective way to...
    December 24, 2018

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    Checklist for Creating Accessible Videos

    Videos are everywhere and are being regularly-consumed by more people everyday. According to Statista, there are...
    April 2, 2019

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