Upcoming Webinar: How Persons with Disabilities Use the Web

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Join us and a virtual panel who will guide you through what it is like to use the web as a person with a disability. Thursday, November 30th, 11:00AM-12:00PM EST Summary This webinar is intended to create awareness around web accessibility, or how persons with disabilities use the web. This panel is a great introduction for people who are new to accessibility but want to… Continue Reading Upcoming Webinar: How Persons with Disabilities Use the Web

Upcoming Event: Are You Ready for the Section 508 Refresh?

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Join us and a panel of experts who will guide you through the latest policy changes. You may be surprised by the impact on your agency. Wednesday, December 6th, 9:00-11:30AM at the Westin Crystal City Meeting Room: Jefferson Ballroom 1 (2nd Floor) Address:1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202 Metro Stop (Blue & Yellow Lines): 1-minute walk to the Crystal City Metro Station As the… Continue Reading Upcoming Event: Are You Ready for the Section 508 Refresh?

WorldSpace® Comply accessibility testing software expands commitment to Federal Employees and Contractors with CAC card integration

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Deque's WorldSpace Comply, used throughout the Federal Government for web accessibility testing and Section 508 compliance reporting, has extended user authentication and single sign-on (SSO) to smart cards. Software products used by Federal Government Agencies like the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)  must require users to log in using their Common Access Cards (CAC). Federal Government employees and contractors can now use their CAC smart card… Continue Reading WorldSpace® Comply accessibility testing software expands commitment to Federal Employees and Contractors with CAC card integration

Understanding WCAG 2.1: A History of WCAG

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What is WCAG 2.1? Ooo that's an exciting question. I'd like to address it in parts if you don't mind. My name is Glenda "The Goodwitch" Sims and I've been in the field of accessibility since before 2000. Right now, I have the great privilege of being an active member of the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group at the W3C. That's what I do as a… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1: A History of WCAG

Intro to the Accessibility Inspector Tool for iOS Native Apps

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In last week's video, I forecasted that I would wrap-up the three-part series on Android Accessibility APIs and build my own version of how to properly make a layout accessibility focusable. However, I have been traveling to accessibility camps and have not had the time to code this example. So instead, this week I will answer a question I had seen come up in my previous webinar… Continue Reading Intro to the Accessibility Inspector Tool for iOS Native Apps

A Look Inside National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Earlier this month I had the pleasure of meeting Corinne Weible, Deputy Project Director for PEAT, the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology to discuss National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).  Whew, those are some long acronyms. Corinne has been an advocate for disability awareness for more than 3 years and focuses on employment and accessible technology. She offered some unique perspectives, a history of NDEAM, and… Continue Reading A Look Inside National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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