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    Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA): Addressing Common Questions

    The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) recently passed an important deadline, and many...
    July 13, 2021

    5 Myths About Screen Readers That Can Hurt Accessibility

    A screen reader is specialized software that converts digital text into spoken language or Braille. The technology...
    June 29, 2021

    Google’s UX Algorithm Update Will Benefit Accessible Websites

    Google has announced an upcoming "page experience update," along with an accompanying algorithm update to...
    May 18, 2021

    What is ADA Testing?

    ADA testing is the process of evaluating and documenting the accessibility of a website or application in order to...
    May 6, 2021

    Web Accessibility Audits Offer a Measurable and Repeatable Approach to Compliance

    When a company chooses a proper audit and a robust partnership that includes maintenance and support over time,...
    April 13, 2021

    How Do I Make My Website Accessible?

    Making your website accessible to people with disabilities is one of the best ways to improve usability, brand...
    March 2, 2021

    The Importance of Having a Letter of Reasonable Accessibility®

    Many companies are concerned with not only achieving accessibility compliance, but also proving it. Given today's...
    February 26, 2021

    Congress Did Not Pass ADA Amendment Clarifying Web Accessibility Standards

    The Online Accessibility Act, introduced on October 2, 2020, did not pass during the 116th session of Congress....
    January 19, 2021

    AODA Accessibility Compliance Report Deadline Extended to June 30, 2021

    Ontario has extended the deadline to file an AODA accessibility compliance report to June 30, 2021, from December...
    December 29, 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

    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

    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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    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

    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 Are Android Accessibility Features?

    Android accessibility features allow users to customize their device by modifying accessibility settings or apps...
    June 20, 2017

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