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    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

    IRS Getting Sued for Not Providing Accessible Alternatives to Blind Taxpayers

    A blind taxpayer, Karen Rose, alleges the IRS provided only printed letters she couldn't read. As a result, she...
    August 7, 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

    Why is website accessibility becoming so popular?

    The concepts that govern web accessibility have been around for a few decades, but in the past few years...
    May 1, 2019

    Do state and local government websites have to be accessible?

    As website accessibility gains more awareness in the public eye, it can be tricky to make sense of all the changes...
    April 25, 2019

    Over 2250 Web Accessibility Lawsuits Filed in 2018. Could They Triple in 2019?

    The number of website accessibility lawsuits filed in federal court rose to at least 2,258 in 2018, up from 814 in...
    February 28, 2019

    Companies Can Help Protect Themselves from Website Accessibility Lawsuits with a Letter of Reasonable Accessibility from BoIA

    Jan. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Businesses that have a Letter of Reasonable Accessibility will be...
    February 1, 2019

    Takeaways from Domino's Website and App Accessibility Case

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does apply to websites and mobile apps, including those of Domino's,...
    January 29, 2019

    Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. and Acknowledging Digital Accessibility as a Civil Right

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a life so impactful, marked by such rare courage and strength of character, that...
    January 21, 2019

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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

    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 Are Android Accessibility Features?

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

    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

    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 Website Accessibility Required Under the ADA

    When the Americans with Disabilities Act became law in 1990, modern communications technologies such as the...
    April 24, 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

    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

    Disability Statistics in the United States

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

    ADA and Website Accessibility Compliance: What's New in 2018

    The guiding principle of digital accessibility is providing equal access to all web users, including those with a...
    September 19, 2018

    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

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