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    Braille Literacy Month: Ensure Accessibility for Visually Impaired Users

    January is Braille Literacy Month. The focus of this important awareness campaign is that visually impaired...
    January 23, 2018

    BoIA Devotes $100k to Help School Districts with Accessibility

    Educational institutions at all levels are facing escalating scrutiny by the Department of Education’s Office of...
    December 21, 2017

    School Districts and Web Accessibility: Where to Start

    A commitment to providing an excellent education requires a commitment to website accessibility. With more...
    December 6, 2017

    November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month

    The Epilepsy Foundation, a national nonprofit with more than 50 local organizations throughout the U.S., has been...
    November 21, 2017

    What is NDEAM?

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a celebration of the contributions of disabled...
    October 27, 2017

    How To Prevent a Web Accessibility Lawsuit

    Ensuring your website is accessible makes a lot of sense. Not only does increased web accessibility help you...
    October 25, 2017

    Web Accessibility – What You Need to Know

    In today’s world, owning and operating a website that doesn’t provide the same services to a disabled person that...
    October 18, 2017

    Navigating Web Accessibility During Natural Disasters

    Following the recent spate of catastrophic storms that have bombarded the United States, stories have emerged in...
    September 21, 2017

    Internet Closed Captioning Requirements

    Over the last few years, important progress has been made in ensuring that the majority of the video content...
    August 24, 2017

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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

    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

    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

    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

    Dark Mode Can Improve Text Readability — But Not for Everyone

    Dark modes and themes are extremely popular and they’re frequently touted as an accessibility solution. While the...
    July 7, 2021

    What's The Difference Between WCAG Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA?

    In order to embrace web accessibility as a priority, you need to set goals and track your progress. The Web...
    December 17, 2021

    How to Fix: "Buttons Do Not Have Accessible Names"

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) require interactive elements to have both a “label" and a “name.”...
    May 26, 2022

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    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

    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

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