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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: Reflection on Some Milestones and a Look to the Future

As we turn our collective calendar pages over to March, Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we here at the...
Mar 4, 2016

How Accessible have the Airline Carriers been in making their Websites Accessible?

December 12, 2015 marked the date that the US Department of Transportation (DOT) regulation went into effect,...
Feb 29, 2016

ROCKY DE LA FUENTE IS BEATING DONALD TRUMP?

An automated website accessibility scan of each of the top 4 Democratic and Republican candidates’ campaign...
Feb 10, 2016

CHARLOTTE VERSUS DENVER IN SUPERBOWL 50 – BOTH LOSE; Both Cities Score Poorly for Website Accessibility

As the kickoff to Super Bowl 50 nears, one can’t help but think about the two teams who worked so hard all season...
Feb 2, 2016

Youngstown State University Gets Schooled by DOE for Non-Compliant Website

The United States Department of Education (DOE) entered into an agreement with Youngstown State University...
Dec 16, 2014

Bureau of Internet Accessibility Sees Increase in Legal Action for Non-ADA Compliant Websites

There has been a rise in legal complaints against websites that allegedly do not comply with the Americans with...
Aug 21, 2014

Accessibility Improvements to Microsoft 8

Microsoft’s latest Operating Systems just got a whole lot more accessible to the visually impaired thanks to...
May 13, 2014

Banking on Website Accessibility Lawsuits

People with visual, auditory, cognitive recognition, speech or physical special needs have difficulties accessing...
Apr 10, 2014

Spirit Airlines website accessibility ranked highest in domestic airline industry

Spirit Airlines website accessibility ranked highest in domestic airline industry. The average grade in the...
Mar 13, 2014

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Web Accessibility Tips: Don't Disable Zooming (Yes, Even On Mobile)

If your users can’t zoom in on your content, you’re probably making a mistake. Zooming (or scaling) is common,...
Oct 14, 2022

Why Justified (or Centered) Text is Bad for Accessibility

Justified text is text that is spaced so that the right and left sides of the paragraph have the same edge. In...
May 9, 2023

How to Fix: "Buttons Do Not Have Accessible Names"

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) require interactive elements to have both a “label" and a “name.”...
May 26, 2022

Dark Mode Can Improve Text Readability — But Not for Everyone

Dark modes and themes are extremely popular and they’re frequently touted as an accessibility solution. While the...
Jul 7, 2021

What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

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

The iOS "Increase Contrast" Feature and Accessibility: What to Know

Apple’s iOS offers a number of accessibility features that enable users to tailor their mobile experiences. One of...
Sep 26, 2022

Accessibility Tips: Let Users Control Font Size

Oct 26, 2023

Accessibility Tips: Using the DIV and SPAN Elements

Usually, you want use HTML to convey meaning about the structure of your website. However, two HTML elements are...
Oct 21, 2022

What's The Difference Between WCAG Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA?

In order to embrace web accessibility as a priority, you need to set goals and track your progress. The Web...
Dec 17, 2021

How to Fix Google Lighthouse's 'Sufficient Contrast Ratio' Error

Google Lighthouse is a free tool for auditing website performance, search engine optimization (SEO), and web...
Apr 25, 2023

5 Quick Ways to Self-check the Accessibility of a Website

Ensuring your website is accessible is imperative for business, legal, and practical reasons, but it can be hard...
Apr 3, 2019

Does Comic Sans Benefit People with Dyslexia?

Comic Sans is controversial. Since its release in 1994, the playful, Batman-inspired font has been panned as...
May 16, 2023

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