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    ADA Title II & Title III Requirements for Websites

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a comprehensive federal civil rights law prohibiting discrimination...
    December 5, 2016

    Unemployment Rate Higher People with Disabilities

    The US Department of Labor has released updated survey data of US Employment statistics. The good news is, for...
    June 2, 2016

    BoIA Encourages all to Participate in Global Accessibility Awareness Day

    The Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA) encourages everyone to participate in Global Accessibility Awareness...
    May 13, 2016

    NYC Takes Action against Inequality of the Disabled

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently blazed a trail not yet taken by other city officials and one only...
    April 22, 2016

    Facebook’s AI Looks Beyond Facial Recognition

    Describing an image using text is a critical way for a visually impaired person to understand the meaning behind a...
    April 4, 2016

    The Business Case for Pursuing Accessible Digital Media

    Enforcement of the digital accessibility regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been...
    March 9, 2016

    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...
    March 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,...
    February 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...
    February 10, 2016

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    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

    What Is an Example of Accessibility?

    Sometimes, we're asked, "What is an example of accessibility?" An example of accessibility would be any content or...
    November 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

    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

    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...
    April 3, 2019

    What is a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    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...
    July 7, 2021

    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

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    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...
    December 17, 2021

    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

    Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 2020

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