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    Facebook’s AI Looks Beyond Facial Recognition

    Describing an image using text is a critical way for a visually impaired person to understand the meaning behind a...
    April 4, 2016

    The Business Case for Pursuing Accessible Digital Media

    Enforcement of the digital accessibility regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been...
    March 9, 2016

    Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: Reflection on Some Milestones and a Look to the Future

    As we turn our collective calendar pages over to March, Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we here at the...
    March 4, 2016

    ROCKY DE LA FUENTE IS BEATING DONALD TRUMP?

    An automated website accessibility scan of each of the top 4 Democratic and Republican candidates’ campaign...
    February 10, 2016

    CHARLOTTE VERSUS DENVER IN SUPERBOWL 50 – BOTH LOSE; Both Cities Score Poorly for Website Accessibility

    As the kickoff to Super Bowl 50 nears, one can’t help but think about the two teams who worked so hard all season...
    February 2, 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

    Spirit Airlines website accessibility ranked highest in domestic airline industry

    Spirit Airlines website accessibility ranked highest in domestic airline industry. The average grade in the...
    March 13, 2014

    Is the Ivy Wilting in the Ivy League?

    The Ivy League consists of eight of the most prestigious higher education institutions worldwide. Typically, these...
    February 13, 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

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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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