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    What Project Managers Need to Know About Accessibility

    Project managers have a level of responsibility for and eyes into all the moving parts of a project. If those...
    June 1, 2019

    How Widely Used Is WCAG?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are often called the most accepted and universal standards for web...
    May 28, 2019

    Assistive Technology 101: What You Need to Know

    For some people with various kinds of disabilities, standard computing technologies such as keyboards, monitors,...
    May 23, 2019

    Empower People with Disabilities as Experts in Diversity, Inclusion, and Development

    Approximately 15% of the world’s population (1 billion people) has a disability, with a disproportionate amount...
    May 22, 2019

    50 Digital Accessibility Facts for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

    May 16, 2019 marks the eighth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). To help spread awareness of the...
    May 16, 2019

    Accessibility vs. Usability vs. Inclusion

    Good website design should mean committing to improving the site experience for users of all abilities and...
    May 14, 2019

    Lego Unveils Braille Bricks as a Fun Way to Help Kids Learn Braille

    Less than 10% of blind students today are Braille readers, despite the common misconception that everyone who is...
    May 6, 2019

    History of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

    This month, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) turned 20 years old. WCAG version 1.0 was published on...
    May 6, 2019

    Ditch the Fancy Vocabulary for Accessible Language

    When building a website, many designers and developers adhere to the principle of keeping everything as simple as...
    May 4, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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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