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Bureau of Internet Accessibility

Digital Accessibility Newsletter
November 2018

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November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month

65 million people worldwide and 1-in-26 in the United States have epilepsy — and for about 60% of those people, the cause is still unknown.

Did you know? Digital accessibility guidelines require that content is not built in a way known to cause seizures.

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Epilepsy Awareness
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Free Accessibility Tools You Can Start Using Right Now

Not all accessibility tools and assistive technologies have to break the bank. There are many tools available right now at no cost!

To improve your own ability to consume digital information, to help test for accessibility, or just to try them out check out free accessibility tools like screen readers, voice assistants, and the a11y® Color Contrast Accessibility Validator.

Check out free accessibility tools

How is your white cane knowledge?

October 15 was White Cane Awareness Day.

For many blind people, the white cane is key to safety, navigation, and independence. But the symbolic white cane is still a mystery to so many of us.

How do white canes work? What should you do when you see somebody using a white cane? Learn all about White Cane Awareness Day from the National Federation of the Blind.


Walmart is being sued over claim of inaccessible checkout kiosks

A couple in Maryland, who are both blind, are suing Walmart for an incident that led to the couple being taken advantage of by an employee. The suit alleges that the self-service checkout kiosk does not issue sufficient spoken prompts, therefore violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. The court is being asked to force Walmart to make its kiosks fully-accessible so they may be used independently by blind shoppers. Read more about this lawsuit




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