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    Vimeo Announces Accessibility Updates to Their Video Player

    In September, Vimeo announced new accessibility updates to their video player. The company states that the new...
    November 5, 2019

    Dyslexia Awareness Month and How Web Accessibility Can Help

    Did you know October is Dyslexia Awareness Month? The aim of Dyslexia Awareness Month is, of course, to bring...
    October 31, 2019

    World Stroke Day: Awareness and How Web Accessibility Can Help

    October 29 is World Stroke Day, bringing awareness to the leading cause of disability and one of the leading...
    October 29, 2019

    Top 5 Ways to Make Podcasts Accessible

    Podcasts are digital audio (and sometimes video) files available on the internet to either download onto a media...
    October 26, 2019

    Greater Digital Independence Through Eye Tracking

    Eye tracking devices can help people with mobility disabilities meet the challenges of communicating and...
    October 4, 2019

    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

    Give Yourself an Accessibility Test: Turn On High Contrast

    Most desktop and mobile devices now feature some version of a high contrast mode or inverted colors settings....
    August 26, 2019

    Use Caution with Automated Tools that Promise 100% Accessibility Compliance

    Automated accessibility testing tools, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and code-scanning technology, can...
    August 23, 2019

    What Startups Need to Know About Accessibility

    Accessibility may be the furthest thing from your mind when you’re just trying to get your startup off the ground,...
    August 16, 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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