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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

    Web Design and Accessibility: Basics every new designer should know

    Designing for the web with accessibility in mind from the very beginning will empower new designers to create...
    October 12, 2018

    Common Web Accessibility Myths

    There is a lot helpful information out there surrounding digital accessibility. The accessibility community is...
    October 5, 2018

    PTSD Awareness Day

    National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day is dedicated to helping people better understand PTSD...
    June 26, 2018

    Why Accessibility is Essential for Air Travel

    As anyone who has gone to the wrong gate or nearly missed their flight can attest, navigating airports and...
    June 5, 2018

    Why Web Accessibility is Important to Hospitals

    It’s not hard to see why hospitals that lack accessible features such as ramps, elevators, and signs in braille...
    May 17, 2018

    National Women's Health Week and Web Accessibility

    This year, National Women’s Health Week will be celebrated between Sunday, May 13 and Saturday, May 19. The...
    May 11, 2018

    International Children's Book Day and Web Accessibility

    Earlier this month educators, parents, and children around the world celebrated International Children’s Book Day....
    April 12, 2018

    What e-Commerce Sites Need to Know About Web Accessibility

      Some daily activities - such as shopping - are much easier for people with disabilities to do online. Web...
    April 5, 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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

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