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    Why Web Accessibility Is Important for Summer Vacation

    The first day of summer (June 21st) is an exciting time for parents and children. In many areas, the school year...
    June 21, 2018

    How New Web Accessibility Regulations Affect Healthcare Providers

    By preventing “places of public accommodation” such as healthcare providers from discriminating based on...
    May 31, 2018

    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

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    According to the United States Brain Injury Alliance, every year 1.7 million Americans will suffer a traumatic...
    March 13, 2018

    Why Web Accessibility is So Important During Tax Season

    Doing your taxes is hard enough without the online challenges that people with disabilities face every day....
    February 13, 2018

    How Does a Government Shutdown Affect Web Accessibility?

    The January 2018 U.S. federal government shutdown lasted less than three days, but its impacts were felt by...
    January 29, 2018

    Improving Video Accessibility for State and Local Government Websites

    Videos are perhaps the web’s most powerful tool for educating and entertaining. Last year, YouTube reported that...
    January 18, 2018

    Web Accessibility and Local Governments: What You Need to Know

    By connecting citizens with their government and providing access to information, the web is one of the most...
    January 10, 2018

    School Districts and Web Accessibility: Where to Start

    A commitment to providing an excellent education requires a commitment to website accessibility. With more...
    December 6, 2017

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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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