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    Chase Opens Bank Designed to Serve Customers Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    Chase has opened a new banking location on H Street in Washington, D.C., equipped with the right technology and...
    February 3, 2020

    Live Transcribe Gives Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Individuals Instant Captions with Speech Recognition Technology

    There's a mobile app, released by Google in February 2019, called Live Transcribe that is aimed to help people who...
    January 28, 2020

    Get Your Braille and Large Print Letters from Santa: 2019

    December is just about here and Santa’s workshop is gearing up for their annual deluge of letters to Santa from...
    November 30, 2019

    The Problem with Not Making Websites Accessible by Default

    Some website operators, just like the owners of some physical locations, approach accessibility in this way: they...
    November 18, 2019

    Survey: Only Half of Students with Disabilities Rate Their College's Accessibility Support Positively

    According to a 2019 Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology conducted by EDUCAUSE Center for...
    November 14, 2019

    Honor Veterans with Website Accessibility

    Veterans Day is observed every year on November 11 to honor the great veterans who have served. The day is a...
    November 12, 2019

    Dyslexia Awareness Month and How Web Accessibility Can Help

    Did you know October is Dyslexia Awareness Month? The aim of Dyslexia Awareness Month is, of course, to bring...
    October 31, 2019

    World Stroke Day: Awareness and How Web Accessibility Can Help

    October 29 is World Stroke Day, bringing awareness to the leading cause of disability and one of the leading...
    October 29, 2019

    Amazon Alexa's Show and Tell Can Identify Groceries for People Who are Blind, Have Low Vision

    Amazon has a product called Echo Show that has a powerful accessibility feature for those who are blind, have low...
    October 23, 2019

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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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