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    How to Respond to a Letter from the OCR

    Have you received a letter from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) notifying you that your website violates federal...
    July 26, 2017

    What is a Web Accessibility Coordinator?

    An age of digitalism necessitates dynamic accessibility for all things technical. It’s more important than ever...
    July 19, 2017

    Getting a Return on Your Investment Through Website Accessibility

    Many companies are devoting more time and money to making their websites and mobile applications more accessible...
    July 10, 2017

    Alternative Text: What and Why

    What is Alternative Text? Alternative text carries several names which most in the IT field will recognize: "alt...
    June 30, 2017

    User Agent Accessibility Guidelines

    There are many great tools and resources available to help people with disabilities access information or content...
    June 23, 2017

    Managed Care Programs Must Have Digital Information Comply With Modern Accessibility Standards

    Effective July 1, 2017, new Medicaid rules will require managed care programs to have digital information comply...
    June 16, 2017

    How to Fit Accessibility Compliance Into Your Product Lifecycle

    There's an old proverb that says, "The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today."...
    June 12, 2017

    What Is the OCR, and Why Are Schools Scrambling?

    Schools, school districts, and departments of education across the country are scrambling to avoid conflicts with...
    June 8, 2017

    Top 5 Issues Missed by Automated ADA Website Compliance Tests

    Accessibility audits done by automated software are an important part of the journey to compliance with WCAG 2.0....
    June 1, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    What is color contrast?

    Colors are an essential feature of web design and how they're used is a core consideration of a website's or app's...
    April 20, 2019

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