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    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

    Why does the ADA Consider WCAG Compliance a Requirement?

    The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 has been a landmark for the disability rights movement in the United...
    October 3, 2018

    Back to School: Why Web Accessibility is Important for Education

    As an integral part of a fair and appropriate public education, web accessibility helps students of all ages and...
    September 6, 2018

    Attorneys General Urge Action and Clarity from Jeff Sessions, DOJ on Web Accessibility

    Citing a lack of clear guidance and an increase in accessibility lawsuits, 19 Attorneys General have petitioned...
    August 1, 2018

    2018’s Flood of Accessibility Lawsuits

    2018 has already seen around 1000 lawsuits filed that are related to website accessibility. Industries that are...
    July 12, 2018

    Whats new in WCAG 2.1?

    WCAG 2.1 seeks to improve the already established WCAG 2.0. If your website is currently compliant with WCAG 2.0,...
    July 10, 2018

    What the 4th of July Means for Accessibility

    In America, the declaration of the nation’s commitment that people with disabilities are afforded the same levels...
    July 3, 2018

    PTSD Awareness Day

    National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day is dedicated to helping people better understand PTSD...
    June 26, 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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