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    Annual OCR Report, Touting Dedication to Website Accessibility, Delivered with Major Accessibility Flaws

    Last week, the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released its Annual Report to the...
    August 4, 2020

    Do I Need to Make My Website Work for Every Possible Way Someone Might Use It?

    Accessibility determines the usability of a website for people with disabilities. When learning about...
    July 21, 2020

    Accessibility Considerations for Augmented and Virtual Reality for the Classroom and Beyond

    From the classroom to on-the-job training, instructors are increasingly taking advantage of augmented and virtual...
    July 14, 2020

    CCPA Still Expected to Be Enforced Starting July 1, Requires Accessible Notices and Policies

    The California Attorney General is expected to direct his office to begin enforcing the California Consumer...
    June 3, 2020

    If Your Accessibility Solution Can be Turned On and Off, You've Still Got an Accessibility Problem

    The rise in demand for accessible digital experiences has led to a surge in innovation around how to achieve...
    June 2, 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

    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

    Five Key Accessibility Considerations for Chatbots

    With a growing number of businesses now using or implementing chatbots to manage and expand their customer base,...
    February 18, 2020
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    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

    What Are Android Accessibility Features?

    Android accessibility features allow users to customize their device by modifying accessibility settings or apps...
    June 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 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

    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

    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

    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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    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

    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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