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    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

    Why You Need to Test Custom Use Cases for Accessibility

    There is more than one way to test a website There are a lot of website accessibility testing strategies being...
    July 17, 2019

    Accessibility for Ridesharing Services: 2019 Update

    Perhaps the greatest benefit of owning a car is the independence that it provides: drivers can commute to work,...
    July 16, 2019

    Accessibility Is Privacy and Security

    Advocates for digital accessibility and those in compliance and governance roles sometimes say that accessibility...
    July 2, 2019

    Not a Single 2020 Presidential Candidate's Website is Fully Accessible to People with Disabilities

    The websites of twenty two presidential candidates for the 2020 election were tested for accessibility by the...
    June 28, 2019

    Microsoft Releases New Eyes First Games

    Microsoft has released four new computer games that people can play using only their eyes. These games, branded...
    June 25, 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

    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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