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    Not a Single 2020 Presidential Candidate's Website is Fully Accessible to People with Disabilities

    The websites of twenty two presidential candidates for the 2020 election were tested for accessibility by the...
    June 28, 2019

    How Widely Used is WCAG?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are often called the most accepted and universal standards for web...
    May 28, 2019

    Do state and local government websites have to be accessible?

    As website accessibility gains more awareness in the public eye, it can be tricky to make sense of all the changes...
    April 25, 2019

    Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. and Acknowledging Digital Accessibility as a Civil Right

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a life so impactful, marked by such rare courage and strength of character, that...
    January 21, 2019

    2018 Web Accessibility Recap: What Happened This Year?

    2018 is in our rear-view mirror, which means that now is the perfect opportunity to look back on some of the most...
    December 31, 2018

    President Trump Signs the 21st Century IDEA Act

    A development in accessibility legislation, the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experiences Act, was presented to...
    December 28, 2018

    Department of Education Updates Complaints Process, Reopens Hundreds of Web Accessibility Complaints

    The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced big changes to its Case...
    December 10, 2018

    New York State is Holding Listening Sessions to Study Accessibility of Ride Sharing for People with Disabilities

    Earlier this week, the New York State Transportation Network Company Accessibility Task Force announced it will be...
    November 16, 2018

    Section 508 Compliance Testing for Websites

    The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 was a groundbreaking moment for disability rights....
    October 31, 2018

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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

    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 a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 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 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

    What Are Android Accessibility Features?

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

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