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Digital Accessibility Newsletter
September 2019

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Is WCAG actually the law?

Government and private websites alike use WCAG as the gold standard in accessibility, and plaintiffs and judges name it in lawsuits.

But, is there a legal requirement to implement WCAG? Read more


A Call to Celebrate and Empower All Workers

The Department of Labor says that Labor Day "celebrates and honors the greatest worker in the world – the American worker."

We couldn't agree more, and we'd like to make sure we remember the contributions of all workers in this celebration and that we continue to use accessibility to make greater use of everyone's talents — including workers with disabilities. Read more

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Back to School: Five Reminders

We know school materials need to be accessible, but what about school shopping? The impact on family members?

Equal opportunity requires equal access.

Read more

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Nothing Can Be 100% Accessible

Our mission is to bridge the digital divide through accessibility, yet we will be the first to tell you that there is no such thing as 100% accessibility.

Please use caution with automated tools that promise 100% accessibility.

Read more

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Give Yourself an Accessibility Test

All accessibility tests are expensive and you can't check anything yourself, right? Maybe not. Here are our latest do-it-yourself test ideas:

It's Okay to Feel Good About Accessibility

With so much focus on the compliance aspect of maintaining an accessible web presence — and rightfully so — it can be easy sometimes to view accessibility as a chore and forget that it's truly a great thing.

Here's a reminder that you're doing the right thing for your customers and your business while improving everyone's experience. Read more






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