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    Brands Are Losing Billions by Not Being Digitally Accessible

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes the duty of brick-and-mortar outlets very clear. People with...
    December 5, 2019

    Amazon Alexa's Show and Tell Can Identify Groceries for People Who are Blind, Have Low Vision

    Amazon has a product called Echo Show that has a powerful accessibility feature for those who are blind, have low...
    October 23, 2019

    Supreme Court Denies Petition to Hear Domino's Accessibility Case

    The Domino's accessibility case will not be heard by the Supreme Court of the United States, with the company's...
    October 8, 2019

    Public Sector Websites in the U.K. Have to be Accessible, Regulations Go into Effect This Week

    As of September 23, 2019, all new websites in the U.K. and any published after September, 23, 2018, must be...
    September 24, 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

    Assistive Technology Market Estimates: Rapid Growth Ahead

    According to projections by market research company Coherent Market Insights, the global assistive technology...
    August 8, 2019

    Senators Push Attorney General Barr for Answers on Web Accessibility Under the ADA

    On July 30, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, joined by six other senators, sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Barr...
    August 3, 2019

    Code Jumper Makes Learning Computer Programming Accessible to the Blind

    Learning computer programming is difficult enough for a child. For the blind or visually impaired, the challenge...
    July 31, 2019

    Happy 29th Birthday ADA

    Today the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turns twenty-nine.
    July 26, 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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