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    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

    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

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Dark Mode Can Improve Text Readability — But Not for Everyone

    Dark modes and themes are extremely popular and they’re frequently touted as an accessibility solution. While the...
    July 7, 2021

    Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 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

    8 Common Image Alt Text Mistakes to Stop Making

    When alternative text, or using text to describe images and other non-text content, is done well, it improves both...
    March 17, 2020

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