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    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...
    January 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...
    January 10, 2018

    Start the New Year off with National Glaucoma Awareness Month

    January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to share information that can help...
    January 5, 2018

    WCAG 2.1: What You Need to Know

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are perhaps the most well-known and frequently used standards for...
    January 3, 2018

    BoIA Devotes $100k to Help School Districts with Accessibility

    Educational institutions at all levels are facing escalating scrutiny by the Department of Education’s Office of...
    December 21, 2017

    Support Human Rights Awareness with Website Accessibility

    Human Rights Day, a global celebration of the universal human rights that today’s world has committed to...
    December 13, 2017

    November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month

    The Epilepsy Foundation, a national nonprofit with more than 50 local organizations throughout the U.S., has been...
    November 21, 2017

    How To Plan Your School’s Website for Accessibility & Avoid Fines

    Web accessibility is a major challenge for schools, largely due to updates to the Americans with Disabilities Act...
    November 16, 2017

    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

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

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