Author: Peter Jewett

CPACC Certifications Completed!

4 Oct 2019

We’re excited to announce that Peter Jewett and Pete Bruhn, our co-founders, have completed their International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) Certifications. Both are continuing to work towards IAAP Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Certifications, and another round of 5 team members are in the process of studying and […]

What is a VPAT?

11 Sep 2019

If you have created a digital product or service that is used by federal government employees or if you receive funding from the federal government, you need a VPAT® (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template®). A VPAT® is a document table that contains information about how an ICT (information & communications technology) product or service conforms with […]

LEGO’s Commitment to Learning Through Play for the Visually Impaired

6 Sep 2019

Staying true to their commitment of re-defining play and re-imagining learning, the LEGO Foundation and LEGO Group are taking steps to ensure that LEGOs can be experienced by all children, especially those who are visually impaired. In August, LEGO debuted its first audio and Braille building instructions, a free service that gives visually impaired people […]

Website Accessibility Lawsuits Continue and Accelerate in 2019

6 Sep 2019

Innovation, design, and ease-of-use are synonymous with most of our experiences on websites. However, if you have a disability, you will most likely have a different experience.  Disabilities affect how you navigate a website, read and hear content, and perform tasks that an able-bodied person might find menial.  Title III of the Americans with Disabilities […]

Legal Considerations

13 Jul 2018

Navigating the accessibility requirements for your organization can be challenging. Not to mention, there aren’t any firmly established laws that apply to all businesses and require actual compliance. The following questions may help identify how the legal and policy aspects of Web accessibility apply to your organization:* Is your business or organization required by law or other […]

Standards & Guidelines

13 Apr 2018

Accessibility guidelines were built to help businesses and organizations deliver content on the web in a way that makes it easy for everyone to gain meaning of the content. The web audience is diverse and some users rely on assistive technology or special user agents to help them navigate. From these guidelines, a set of […]

Common Accessibility Challenges

13 Apr 2018

Web Accessibility applies to a variety of components, not exclusively to Web Content. Because we specialize in Web Design and Development, we cover common accessibility challenges related to the Web Content component and outlined in W3C’s Recommendations for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. Websites Built from Templates Websites built off of existing templates are […]