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    Wheelchair or Xbox Controller? Both with Freedom Wing.

    For many years, kids and adults with certain disabilities, like limited mobility, couldn't fully participate in...
    March 31, 2020

    JAWS Screen Reader and ZoomText Magnifier, Reader Available for Free Until June 30, 2020

    Freedom Scientific, a provider of accessibility tools for people who are blind or have low vision, is offering...
    March 24, 2020

    Websites of Nation's Top Elementary Schools Have Major Accessibility Barriers During Coronavirus Crisis

    Automated accessibility testing performed by the Bureau of Internet Accessibility's a11y® analysis platform...
    March 23, 2020

    Xbox One and Windows 10 Add In-Game Transcription

    Microsoft announced Xbox One and Windows 10 now provide transcription that converts in-game player speech and chat...
    March 9, 2020

    What on Earth Does the Coronavirus Have to Do with Digital Accessibility?

    For those in the web and digital accessibility space, and especially for those with disabilities or impairments...
    March 6, 2020

    Update: We Will Not Be Attending 2020 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

    Please note we will not be at csun this year We originally announced our plans to attend the 35th CSUN Assistive...
    March 3, 2020

    Is Website Accessibility Worth It? (Part Two)

    Business owners and website managers have to weigh the time and cost against the benefit of changes and upkeep to...
    February 25, 2020

    Is Website Accessibility Worth It? (Part One)

    Web accessibility is a civil right and it helps create an enjoyable digital customer experience — but is it worth...
    February 24, 2020

    Google Includes Details on Accessibility in Redesigned Maps

    Google Maps celebrated its 15th birthday with the rollout of a redesigned map and new "transit attributes" that...
    February 17, 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 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

    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 a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    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 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 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

    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

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