Digital Accessibility Blog

    If Customer Retention Matters to Your Business, Accessibility Should Too

    Most research and statistics are pretty consistent in finding that it is much cheaper to keep the customers you...
    April 20, 2020

    New Virtual Braille Keyboard Comes to Android

    The rollout of a new virtual Braille keyboard has given accessibility a boost for people who are blind or have low...
    April 14, 2020

    MIT, Other Universities Settle Closed Captioning Suits

    A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), alleging that...
    April 13, 2020

    Improve Content Marketing with an Inclusive Strategy

    Video, mobile phones, social media, and websites ensure your audience has constant opportunities to consume...
    April 8, 2020

    The Importance of Accessibility in the Digitization of... Everything

    The digitization of the world around us continues to move forward at a rapid pace. It has brought convenience to...
    April 7, 2020

    Some of New York's Largest Public High Schools Trailing Nation's Elementary Schools in Website Accessibility

    Automated accessibility testing performed by the Bureau of Internet Accessibility's a11y® analysis platform shows...
    April 1, 2020

    Wheelchair or Xbox Controller? Both with Freedom Wing.

    For many years, kids and adults with certain disabilities, like limited mobility, couldn't fully participate in...
    March 31, 2020

    Why Your Creative Agency Needs to Care About Accessibility

    The pitch. The design. Flawless. At least for some users. If accessibility wasn't a core consideration in that new...
    March 31, 2020

    JAWS Screen Reader and ZoomText Magnifier, Reader Available for Free Until June 30, 2020

    Freedom Scientific, a provider of accessibility tools for people who are blind or have low vision, is offering...
    March 24, 2020

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Make Your Hashtags Accessible

    Hashtags may be one of the best ways to reach new audiences on social media, letting people who don't yet know...
    February 5, 2019


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