Digital Accessibility Blog

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    What is Digital Inclusion?

    The growth and widespread adoption of information and communications technology (ICT) has elevated the importance...
    July 22, 2017

    Getting a Return on Your Investment Through Website Accessibility

    Many companies are devoting more time and money to making their websites and mobile applications more accessible...
    July 10, 2017

    What Does the 2017 ICT Refresh Mean for Websites?

    The internet's ability to connect people of different backgrounds and abilities with information and services...
    June 5, 2017

    How Accessible have the Airline Carriers been in making their Websites Accessible?

    December 12, 2015 marked the date that the US Department of Transportation (DOT) regulation went into effect,...
    February 29, 2016

    Youngstown State University Gets Schooled by DOE for Non-Compliant Website

    The United States Department of Education (DOE) entered into an agreement with Youngstown State University...
    December 16, 2014

    India’s Support of it’s Population with Disabilities

    6 years after India ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD),...
    September 25, 2013

    Australia Pushes for Digital Accessibility

    Australia's online presence still needs improvement to be accessible to those with disabilities, so says The...
    August 20, 2013

    The FCC Releases New Accessibility Requirements for Mobile Internet Browsers

    Section 718 of the Communications Act, has been implemented by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC),...
    May 3, 2013

    Disabled Australian's Access to Criminal Justice System

    Roundtable discussions about how people with disabilities are not being taken seriously by the Criminal Justice...
    April 23, 2013

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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

    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

    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 color contrast?

    Colors are an essential feature of web design and how they're used is a core consideration of a website's or app's...
    April 20, 2019

    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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