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    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

    How Web Accessibility Affects Primary Care Practices

    People with disabilities may experience barriers that make it more difficult for people to carry out daily...
    May 2, 2018

    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

    Web Developers Could Be Targets of New Website Accessibility Lawsuits

    The past several years have seen a sharp uptick in lawsuits against websites for failing to meet the requirements...
    March 29, 2018

    Accessibility Analysis of Banking Industry Websites - 1Q2018

    People with compromised visual, auditory, cognitive, speech, or physical abilities often have difficulty accessing...
    March 14, 2018

    How Does a Government Shutdown Affect Web Accessibility?

    The January 2018 U.S. federal government shutdown lasted less than three days, but its impacts were felt by...
    January 29, 2018

    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

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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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