Digital Accessibility Blog

    Websites of Nation's Top Elementary Schools Have Major Accessibility Barriers During Coronavirus Crisis

    Automated accessibility testing performed by the Bureau of Internet Accessibility's a11y® analysis platform...
    March 23, 2020

    8 Common Image Alt Text Mistakes to Stop Making

    When alternative text, or using text to describe images and other non-text content, is done well, it improves both...
    March 17, 2020

    Xbox One and Windows 10 Add In-Game Transcription

    Microsoft announced Xbox One and Windows 10 now provide transcription that converts in-game player speech and chat...
    March 9, 2020

    What on Earth Does the Coronavirus Have to Do with Digital Accessibility?

    For those in the web and digital accessibility space, and especially for those with disabilities or impairments...
    March 6, 2020

    Update: We Will Not Be Attending 2020 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

    Please note we will not be at csun this year We originally announced our plans to attend the 35th CSUN Assistive...
    March 3, 2020

    4 Often-Overlooked Accessibility Mistakes (And What To Do Instead)

    Digital accessibility isn't always about major overhauls or site redesigns. Sometimes, looking out for the little...
    March 3, 2020

    First Public Draft of WCAG 2.2 Published

    On February 27, W3C published a working draft of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2. This first...
    February 28, 2020

    Is Website Accessibility Worth It? (Part Two)

    Business owners and website managers have to weigh the time and cost against the benefit of changes and upkeep to...
    February 25, 2020

    Is Website Accessibility Worth It? (Part One)

    Web accessibility is a civil right and it helps create an enjoyable digital customer experience — but is it worth...
    February 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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