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    8 Things the C-Suite Needs to Know About Accessibility

    Accessibility refers to the practice of making products, services, devices, and environments accessible to all...
    August 1, 2019

    Empower People with Disabilities as Experts in Diversity, Inclusion, and Development

    Approximately 15% of the world’s population (1 billion people) has a disability, with a disproportionate amount...
    May 22, 2019

    Valuing Accessibility Should Be Part of Your Company's Corporate Social Responsibility

    More than ever, companies are striving to innovate workforce and culture. Companies that aim to be diverse and...
    April 12, 2019

    How to Get Web Accessibility Buy-In at Work

    Getting accessibility buy-in at work can make the difference between creating websites and apps that are usable...
    February 21, 2019

    Let’s Talk “AI for Accessibility” — Microsoft’s New Grant

    Microsoft recently announced a new grant called AI for Accessibility. This grant is geared to encourage developers...
    January 10, 2019

    When is the right time to plan for digital accessibility?

    In small companies and large corporations alike, people often ask, “When should we start accounting for digital...
    November 7, 2018

    What is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)?

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is a reminder and a celebration of the...
    October 15, 2018

    Digital Accessibility and the Hiring Process

    According to the US Department of Labor (DOL), the “Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination...
    October 10, 2018

    Ten Ways to Plan for Digital Accessibility with Your New Business

    If you’re planning to start a new business, you’re probably planning to have a great web presence to go along with...
    October 8, 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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    What is color contrast?

    Colors are an essential feature of web design and how they're used is a core consideration of a website's or app's...
    April 20, 2019

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