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People with Disabilities Still Face Challenges with Electronic Recording

Health Records and tools that have advanced into the digital age have proven to be a hindrance to some people...
Apr 2, 2013

TVs Can Read?  They Can Now, With Dragon TV

Nuance Communications Inc. has created a voice and language interpretation platform that will be integrated into...
Mar 28, 2013

Lawsuits against Banks Increase as their ATMs Prove Inaccessible

Answer: Over a year ago. Question: What is the deadline when all Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) were to be...
Mar 27, 2013

Make your website accessible or get your checkbook out!

In the past, large companies, such as Target and Netflix, agreed to settle lawsuits against them when the federal...
Mar 26, 2013

Speech Recognition Improvements to Microsoft's Bing Phone App

Microsoft has been working to enhance its Bing App, most specifically, its speech recognition function....
Mar 25, 2013

Inaccessible Physician Offices

A recent survey done of random medical practices in Boston, Dallas, Houston and Portland, Oregon, found that 22%...
Mar 20, 2013

Accessible Websites mean added Revenue and Fewer Lawsuits

There are over a billion people across the globe who are living with disabilities. This segment of the...
Mar 19, 2013

Google+ Hangouts Just Got a Lot More Accessible

Google has announced 2 new improvements to its Google+ Hangouts Program that should pique the interest of the deaf...
Mar 15, 2013

Its Beneficial to Businesses to follow ADA laws

Some statistics say there are 1.1 billion people worldwide with disabilities. You could argue that these people...
Jul 28, 2011

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Check WCAG Compliance: A Quick Guide

What’s the best way to test your website for digital accessibility compliance? The simple answer: Test your...
Dec 8, 2022

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