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    Why Web Accessibility Matters to People with Brain Injuries

    In our recent post we brought attention to Brain Injury Awareness month, which is this month! We thought we would...
    March 22, 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

    How Web Accessibility Improves User Experience for Financial Services Companies

    As the web has grown increasingly important for conducting business in recent years, the number of lawsuits filed...
    March 6, 2018

    Industry Highlight: Bank of America’s Comprehensive Accessibility Policy

    An accessibility policy is a policy that outlines how and why you plan to make your website accessible for those...
    February 8, 2018

    How the NFL is Committed to Web Accessibility

    With Super Bowl LII coming up this Sunday, February 4, now is the perfect time to look at one of the National...
    February 2, 2018

    How Poor Web Accessibility Affects Banking Customers

    Being able to access banking and other financial services online is almost a necessity for the general U.S....
    January 31, 2018

    Braille Literacy Month: Ensure Accessibility for Visually Impaired Users

    January is Braille Literacy Month. The focus of this important awareness campaign is that visually impaired...
    January 23, 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

    Start the New Year off with National Glaucoma Awareness Month

    January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to share information that can help...
    January 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

    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

    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

    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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