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    Hulu Makes Content More Accessible to People Who Are Blind, Have Visual Impairments

    Last week, Hulu rolled out two accessibility enhancements to improve the navigation and experience of the...
    October 7, 2019

    Greater Digital Independence Through Eye Tracking

    Eye tracking devices can help people with mobility disabilities meet the challenges of communicating and...
    October 4, 2019

    How to Hire Top Talent with an Accessibility Mindset

    As a business, you want to hire the best candidates for the job. However, you also want to emphasize accessibility...
    September 20, 2019

    Accessible Astronomy Sounds Great at Harvard Lab

    There are new ways to study one of the oldest sciences. Allyson Bieryla, manager of the Astronomy Lab and Clay...
    September 18, 2019

    LEGO Releases Audio and Braille Instructions Pilot Program

    Back in 2010, thirteen-year-old Matthew Shifrin wanted to build a LEGO castle. Following the LEGO building...
    September 12, 2019

    Who Decides If a Website Is Accessible?

    Web accessibility is a hot topic and it's here to stay — but with so many organizations learning and implementing...
    September 10, 2019

    Labor Day and Accessibility: Celebrate and Empower All Workers

    Labor Day 2019 marked the 125th as a national holiday, a day the US Department of Labor says "celebrates and...
    September 3, 2019

    Give Yourself an Accessibility Test: Turn On High Contrast

    Most desktop and mobile devices now feature some version of a high contrast mode or inverted colors settings....
    August 26, 2019

    Back to School: Accessibility Considerations

    It's that time of year and millions of students and their families across the country are getting ready for the...
    August 17, 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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