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    Cataract Awareness Month

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology with the support of the advocacy group Prevent Blindness America, has...
    June 7, 2018

    Why Accessibility is Essential for Air Travel

    As anyone who has gone to the wrong gate or nearly missed their flight can attest, navigating airports and...
    June 5, 2018

    Web Accessibility Lawsuits in the Healthcare Industry

    With the Internet increasingly vital to society at large, web accessibility is more important than ever. Nineteen...
    June 1, 2018

    How New Web Accessibility Regulations Affect Healthcare Providers

    By preventing “places of public accommodation” such as healthcare providers from discriminating based on...
    May 31, 2018

    How Web Accessibility Can Improve Children's Health

    The Internet has democratized the healthcare industry, giving patients and their loved ones access to more health...
    May 22, 2018

    Why Web Accessibility is Important to Hospitals

    It’s not hard to see why hospitals that lack accessible features such as ramps, elevators, and signs in braille...
    May 17, 2018

    National Women's Health Week and Web Accessibility

    This year, National Women’s Health Week will be celebrated between Sunday, May 13 and Saturday, May 19. The...
    May 11, 2018

    How Web Accessibility Impacts Healthcare

    Despite forming 19 percent of the population, people with disabilities incur 26.7 percent of U.S. healthcare...
    May 8, 2018

    Skin Cancer Awareness and Web Accessibility

    During the month of May, people affected by skin cancer, their loved ones, and medical professionals will be...
    May 4, 2018

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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'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

    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

    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

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