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    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

    Netflix Will Now Let You Turn Off Autoplay

    On February 6, Netflix announced with a tweet that it is now giving users the option as to whether they want...
    February 7, 2020

    Six Ways to Sabotage Your Digital Accessibility

    You’ve tested your website, read up on accessibility trends, and even trained your staff on digital accessibility...
    February 4, 2020

    Accessibility Is Not a Checklist

    February 4, 2020

    Chase Opens Bank Designed to Serve Customers Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    Chase has opened a new banking location on H Street in Washington, D.C., equipped with the right technology and...
    February 3, 2020

    Live Transcribe Gives Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Individuals Instant Captions with Speech Recognition Technology

    There's a mobile app, released by Google in February 2019, called Live Transcribe that is aimed to help people who...
    January 28, 2020

    Adult Website Pornhub Sued Over Closed Captions

    A New York man is suing Pornhub over the lack of closed captioning on videos.
    January 27, 2020

    Gift Card Accessibility: Electronic Gift Cards Must Be Accessible, Too

    Retailers and restaurants nationwide are taking notice of the new attention — and lawsuits — surrounding gift...
    January 21, 2020

    3 Times Accessibility and Disability Stats Matter (and 3 Times They Don't)

    One of the most fascinating things about statistics and facts in general is that people can use the exact same...
    January 18, 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

    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 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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