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    Introduction to Adaptive Computer Accessories: Why Every Website Should Work with Assistive Technologies

    People use a wide range of accessibility technologies to interact with websites naturally. Adaptive control...
    September 29, 2020

    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

    Enhanced Braille Support Now Available for Google Docs

    Google Docs unveiled new accessibility features this week designed to assist people with disabilities and users of...
    September 10, 2020

    Creating Accessible Content for People Who Learn Best by Reading and Writing

    Do you enjoy reading or retain information well after reading a book? What about when you take notes or write an...
    September 8, 2020

    Myths and Facts About Color Blindness and Accessibility

    Color blindness — more accurately referred to as color vision deficiency or CVD — affects about 300 million people...
    September 3, 2020

    Creating Accessible Content for Visual Learners

    When you’re learning a new concept or process, whether for work or school or fun, do you retain information better...
    September 1, 2020

    Including Temporary and Situational Disabilities in the Accessibility Conversation

    When building for accessibility, website owners often consider permanent, significant disabilities first — an...
    September 1, 2020

    Google Chrome’s PDF Tagger Highlights the Need for PDF Accessibility

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by...
    August 18, 2020

    Accessible Kiosks: The What, Why, and How

    Imagine how often we use kiosks. It’s probably more than you think: To order and pay at restaurants; to print...
    August 14, 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

    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 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

    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 a11y?

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

    Android accessibility features allow users to customize their device by modifying accessibility settings or apps...
    June 20, 2017

    Disability Statistics in the United States

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

    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

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