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    NYC Takes Action against Inequality of the Disabled

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently blazed a trail not yet taken by other city officials and one only...
    April 22, 2016

    Accessibility Improvements to Microsoft 8

    Microsoft’s latest Operating Systems just got a whole lot more accessible to the visually impaired thanks to...
    May 13, 2014

    Is the Ivy Wilting in the Ivy League?

    The Ivy League consists of eight of the most prestigious higher education institutions worldwide. Typically, these...
    February 13, 2014

    India’s Support of it’s Population with Disabilities

    6 years after India ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD),...
    September 25, 2013

    Post-Disaster Life for People Living with Disabilities

    In average situations, people living with disabilities face challenges every day. In adverse situations, such as...
    July 31, 2013

    Pizza Hut Apologizes for Offensive Ad, Ends up Insulting Again

    People in China have been protesting Pizza Hut's commercial for its Shrimp Balls that depicts two cartoon people...
    June 11, 2013

    Eye Communication is no Longer Merely Subjective

    Tobii Technology just let people communicate with their eyes, and not just in the romanticized Hollywood way. The...
    May 22, 2013

    Gloomy Reality about the High Level of Ignorance Concerning Accessibility

    Perusing the comments section of a recent article by the Wall Street Journal titled "Disabled Sue Over Web...
    April 24, 2013

    Disabled Australian's Access to Criminal Justice System

    Roundtable discussions about how people with disabilities are not being taken seriously by the Criminal Justice...
    April 23, 2013

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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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