Has your organization given much thought to web accessibility? Mashable, one of the leading websites for technology and digital news, recently featured an in-depth article about the many challenges that blind users may face while accessing the web. "Blind Community Fights for a More Accessible Web" makes a strong case for web accessibility and the many legal and technological implications. Meredith Ballard, a blind university… Continue Reading Popular Site Mashable: Web Accessibility Matters
Get ready - #a11ychat will be back on August 19th from 4-5pm EDT. Our August topic will be PDF Accessibility Testing. We'll get into methodologies, tools used, approaches, and whatever else comes up. Join the team for what is sure to be a lively discussion of PDF accessibility. If you're new to PDF accessibility... You might want to check out Denis Boudreau's 4-part blog series on… Continue Reading August #a11ychat – PDF Accessibility Testing
"Techniques for Labeling Standard HTML Form Controls" is an advanced accessibility technique post by Deque Principal Consultant Sailesh Panchang. In this post, Sailesh gives detailed information about how to code standard HTML form controls, making sure they are correctly labelled for accessibility.
Louisiana Tech University has become the latest higher education institution to settle with the Justice Department over inaccessible course materials. The settlement is a result of the university using course materials that were inaccessible to blind students, in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Higher ed settlement ensures new accessibility policies The student who initially made the complaint was not able to access… Continue Reading Inaccessible Course Materials Leads to Another Higher Education ADA Settlement
This post is the second in a series about accessible marketing by The Whole Brain Group. The series will include helpful free downloadable content including an infographic celebrating the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Follow a11ymktg on Twitter to keep up with the content posted during the series. You may even see a guest post from Deque! If you're someone who is familiar with… Continue Reading Three Reasons to Consider Accessibility in Your Digital Marketing
This post is the first in a series about accessible marketing by The Whole Brain Group. The series will include helpful free downloadable content, including an infographic celebrating the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Follow a11ymktg on Twitter to keep up with the content posted during the series. You may even see a guest post from Deque! The purpose of marketing is to… Continue Reading Introduction to Accessible Marketing