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    MIT, Other Universities Settle Closed Captioning Suits

    A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), alleging that...
    April 13, 2020

    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

    Why Your Creative Agency Needs to Care About Accessibility

    The pitch. The design. Flawless. At least for some users. If accessibility wasn't a core consideration in that new...
    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

    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

    First Public Draft of WCAG 2.2 Published

    On February 27, W3C published a working draft of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2. This first...
    February 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

    The Growing Importance of Digital Accessibility in the Hospitality Industry

    Before people are in hotel rooms, they're online researching and booking hotel rooms. As digital continues to...
    January 14, 2020

    Digital Accessibility Year in Review: 2019

    Digital accessibility continues to pick up steam with more organizations realizing its value and more individuals...
    December 27, 2019

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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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