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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

According to the United States Brain Injury Alliance, every year 1.7 million Americans will suffer a traumatic...
Mar 13, 2018

Why Web Accessibility is So Important During Tax Season

Doing your taxes is hard enough without the online challenges that people with disabilities face every day....
Feb 13, 2018

How Does a Government Shutdown Affect Web Accessibility?

The January 2018 U.S. federal government shutdown lasted less than three days, but its impacts were felt by...
Jan 29, 2018

Improving Video Accessibility for State and Local Government Websites

Videos are perhaps the web’s most powerful tool for educating and entertaining. Last year, YouTube reported that...
Jan 18, 2018

Web Accessibility and Local Governments: What You Need to Know

By connecting citizens with their government and providing access to information, the web is one of the most...
Jan 10, 2018

School Districts and Web Accessibility: Where to Start

A commitment to providing an excellent education requires a commitment to website accessibility. With more...
Dec 6, 2017

How To Prevent a Web Accessibility Lawsuit

Ensuring your website is accessible makes a lot of sense. Not only does increased web accessibility help you...
Oct 25, 2017

Web Accessibility – What You Need to Know

In today’s world, owning and operating a website that doesn’t provide the same services to a disabled person that...
Oct 18, 2017

EU Moves Toward Mandated Mobile App Accessibility

The European Commission is currently developing a range of website accessibility guidelines specific to mobile...
Sep 26, 2017

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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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