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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

    Compliance Isn't a Dirty Word

    Compliance sounds hard. It feels like things you have to do but never want to do. With synonyms like deference,...
    July 14, 2020

    Why Accessibility Must Be Part of Your Marketing Plan

    Marketing content that excludes people with disabilities, even unintentionally, prevents millions of people from...
    June 1, 2020

    New Virtual Braille Keyboard Comes to Android

    The rollout of a new virtual Braille keyboard has given accessibility a boost for people who are blind or have low...
    April 14, 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

    Why Accessibility Is a Critical Piece of Tech Trends for 2020

    As digital technologies become an ever-greater part of our lives, it’s more important than ever to understand how...
    January 7, 2020

    Are Website Accessibility and Digital Accessibility the Same?

    Website accessibility and digital accessibility defined The terms website accessibility and digital accessibility...
    December 28, 2019

    What Are Accessibility Features of a Website?

    Website accessibility features are the elements of a site designed to improve the ability of people with...
    December 18, 2019

    Honor Veterans with Website Accessibility

    Veterans Day is observed every year on November 11 to honor the great veterans who have served. The day is a...
    November 12, 2019
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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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