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    A Quick Style Guide for Writing Disability-Focused Content

    The first rule of writing is to know your audience — and to adapt your content to communicate with them...
    November 30, 2021

    New York State Agrees to Fix Accessibility Barriers On COVID-19 Vaccination Website

    On October 5, 2021, the United States Justice Department announced agreements with New York State and local...
    November 29, 2021

    What Is Cognitive Accessibility?

    The term “cognitive accessibility" refers to inclusive practices that remove barriers for people whose...
    October 7, 2021

    How To Make CAPTCHA Accessible To Everyone

    CAPTCHA technologies are commonplace on the internet. Per Built With, over 20 percent of the top 1 million...
    August 20, 2021

    Every Website Has Users with Disabilities — Make Sure You're Aware of Them

    More developers treat accessibility as a priority than ever before, but the vast majority of websites still fail...
    August 13, 2021

    Web Accessibility Isn't Always Expensive or Time Consuming

    One of the most common misconceptions about web accessibility is that it’s an expensive or unnecessary addition to...
    August 12, 2021

    When Discussing Disabilities, Use Appropriate Language

    As your organization begins adopting an accessible mindset, you may want to open up discussions about diversity...
    August 10, 2021

    How Accessible Names Can Help (Or Frustrate) Your Users

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 includes success criteria for accessible names, which can be...
    August 9, 2021

    When Testing for Accessibility, Don’t Put the Burden on Employees with Disabilities

    Testing is crucial to accessible design. A proper audit can identify issues that aren’t apparent to designers and...
    July 12, 2021
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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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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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