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    When Testing for Accessibility, Don’t Put the Burden on Employees with Disabilities

    Testing is crucial to accessible design. A proper audit can identify issues that aren’t apparent to designers and...
    July 12, 2021

    Microsoft Is 'Doubling Down' on Accessibility to Help Close Disability Divide

    Microsoft announced last week a five-year commitment to "create and open doors and bigger opportunities for people...
    May 6, 2021

    Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific Enabler Program Aims to Drive Economic Growth Through Accessibility

    In September, tech giant Microsoft launched the Microsoft Enabler Program, an initiative aimed at removing...
    October 27, 2020

    Why Microsoft Saying Employees Can Work from Home Permanently Matters for Accessibility

    Microsoft announced new workplace guidance on October 9 that includes flexibility in work site, work hours, and...
    October 11, 2020

    Why Digital Accessibility Should Be a Priority in Employment

    Business owners sometimes think of accessibility as an impediment — a series of tasks that must be undertaken to...
    August 25, 2020

    Accessibility Needs a Front Seat as List of Companies Extending Work from Home until at Least 2021 Grows

    Recently, Google announced that it is extending its remote work arrangements until at least next summer. Some...
    August 11, 2020

    Career Websites Must Be Accessible. Is Yours?

    People with disabilities sometimes encounter unnecessary barriers that aren’t faced by people without disabilities...
    November 4, 2019

    How to Hire Top Talent with an Accessibility Mindset

    As a business, you want to hire the best candidates for the job. However, you also want to emphasize accessibility...
    September 20, 2019

    Labor Day and Accessibility: Celebrate and Empower All Workers

    Labor Day 2019 marked the 125th as a national holiday, a day the US Department of Labor says "celebrates and...
    September 3, 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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    What Are Android Accessibility Features?

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

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