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    Tracking Lack of Accessibility in Absentee Ballots

    The Covid-19 pandemic is widely expected to have a significant effect on the Nov. 3 election, and many voters...
    September 10, 2020

    Annual OCR Report, Touting Dedication to Website Accessibility, Delivered with Major Accessibility Flaws

    Last week, the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released its Annual Report to the...
    August 4, 2020

    CCPA Still Expected to Be Enforced Starting July 1, Requires Accessible Notices and Policies

    The California Attorney General is expected to direct his office to begin enforcing the California Consumer...
    June 3, 2020

    Lawsuit: Absentee Ballots in Michigan Aren't Accessible, Putting Blind Voters at Risk, Stripping Their Rights

    Voters in Michigan are encouraged to stay home and vote via absentee ballots due to COVID-19. For voters who are...
    April 28, 2020

    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

    Supreme Court Denies Petition to Hear Domino's Accessibility Case

    The Domino's accessibility case will not be heard by the Supreme Court of the United States, with the company's...
    October 8, 2019

    Public Sector Websites in the U.K. Have to be Accessible, Regulations Go into Effect This Week

    As of September 23, 2019, all new websites in the U.K. and any published after September, 23, 2018, must be...
    September 24, 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

    IRS Getting Sued for Not Providing Accessible Alternatives to Blind Taxpayers

    A blind taxpayer, Karen Rose, alleges the IRS provided only printed letters she couldn't read. As a result, she...
    August 7, 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

    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 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 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

    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

    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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

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

    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

    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

    ADA and Website Accessibility Compliance: What's New in 2018

    The guiding principle of digital accessibility is providing equal access to all web users, including those with a...
    September 19, 2018

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