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    Impacts of Economy Reopening from COVID-19 on Independence & Accessibility: A Talk with Esubalew Johnston

    Esubalew Ethan Johnston is a Social Security Administration employee from Aurora, Colorado. He is passionate about...
    June 25, 2020

    What the Future of Virtual Reality Means for Accessibility

    Virtual reality (VR) and its cousin augmented reality (AR) have passed from science fiction to reality. Although...
    June 23, 2020

    Build Accessibility into Summer 2020 Digital Events

    Summer. The sun in shining, the grill is lit, and the Wifi has been upgraded for a reliable connection during the...
    June 9, 2020

    CCPA Still Expected to Be Enforced Starting July 1, Requires Accessible Notices and Policies

    The California Attorney General is expected to direct his office to begin enforcing the California Consumer...
    June 3, 2020

    5 Ways to Immediately Improve Website Accessibility with Zero Tech Knowledge

    Various partners and players within an organization or a campaign may wish they could somehow help to ensure a...
    May 26, 2020

    New CDC Study Reveals Autism Rates Among U.S. Adults

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published the first U.S. study of the...
    May 19, 2020

    As Live Caption is Probably Coming to Chrome, a Reminder to Still Caption Your Videos

    Many people are familiar with closed captioning, maybe from TV shows or online videos. When captions are not...
    May 18, 2020

    Is It Better to Fix an Existing Website's Accessibility or Build a Brand New One?

    If you're asking yourself this question, there's a chance you're feeling a bit overwhelmed as you read this and...
    April 27, 2020

    New App Can Help People Communicate with Head-Tracking Technology

    There are a number of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices available that can help people with...
    April 21, 2020
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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 Android Accessibility Features?

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

    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

    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

    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

    ADA and Website Accessibility Compliance: What's New in 2018

    The guiding principle of digital accessibility is providing equal access to all web users, including those with a...
    September 19, 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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    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

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