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Digital Accessibility Newsletter
November 2020







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A Call to Make All Covid-19 Vaccine Information Accessible

Breaking news over the last week points to Covid vaccines getting much closer to the safety and effectiveness standards they'd need to meet.

Please join us in our request to everyone responsible for important health information to make sure it is accessible to all. Individuals with disabilities have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, and we need to make sure that trend doesn't continue by way of exclusionary and discriminatory content related to vaccines or anything else.

Make All Covid-19 Vaccine Information Accessible

Why Microsoft Is Betting on Accessibility Driving Economic Growth

The Microsoft Enabler Program is aimed at removing barriers in Asia-Pacific workplaces, with a simple takeaway: more diversity means a significantly deeper talent pool, which leads to economic growth.

"Inclusive organizations outperform their peers and attract and keep top talent, and we have seen how inclusion drives innovation," said Vivek Puthucode, Chief Partner Officer.

Some are estimating that disability-inclusive employment could lead to GDP growth up to 7% through the regions.

More about Microsoft's Asia-Pacific Enabler Program

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There's Still Time to Catch Free Webinars with CommonLook

Our free webinar series with PDF specialists CommonLook is in full swing and there are still some great overview and advanced sessions to check out.

Learn about testing and coding, laws, and more.

Register for Free Accessibility Webinars

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What Is Accessibility Standards Harmonization?

W3C, publishers of web standards like WCAG, are calling for standards harmonization in web content, browsers and media players, and authoring tools — currently, they say, there is fragmentation.

Why W3C is calling for standards harmonization

Looking for Ways to Keep Your Website Accessible and Your Skills Sharp?

Our Compliance Roadmap is full of learning and self-service resources to help!

Website scans, webinars, checklists, color contrast validator, self-paced training, and more.

You can continue to demonstrate to your customers that you care about their needs — or continue to show your team that you're keeping your accessibility skills sharp — by taking advantage of the resources in our Compliance Roadmap.

Contact us now for help with your digital accessibility initiatives




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