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    Common Web Accessibility Myths

    There is a lot helpful information out there surrounding digital accessibility. The accessibility community is...
    October 5, 2018

    PTSD Awareness Day

    National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day is dedicated to helping people better understand PTSD...
    June 26, 2018

    Men’s Health Month

    After observing National Women’s Health Week in May, it’s now time to observe Men’s Health Month. Every year in...
    June 14, 2018

    Web Accessibility Lawsuits in the Healthcare Industry

    With the Internet increasingly vital to society at large, web accessibility is more important than ever. Nineteen...
    June 1, 2018

    Functional Neurological Disorder and Web Accessibility

    International FND Awareness Day 2018 is celebrated in April. The goal of this day is to raise consciousness of and...
    April 19, 2018

    International Children's Book Day and Web Accessibility

    Earlier this month educators, parents, and children around the world celebrated International Children’s Book Day....
    April 12, 2018

    How Web Accessibility Affects People with Autism

    Monday, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day 2018. For the 11th straight year, people across the globe will be...
    April 2, 2018

    Why Web Accessibility Matters to People with Brain Injuries

    In our recent post we brought attention to Brain Injury Awareness month, which is this month! We thought we would...
    March 22, 2018

    What Website Developers Need to Know About Closed Captions

    The first thing that comes to mind when you hear “closed captions” is likely the benefits that they have for...
    March 15, 2018

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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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