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Agency Webinar: Web Accessibility

14 Sep 2022

As a web agency, coming up with web accessibility solutions for your clients can be a real challenge. With each of your customers having slightly different needs, it can be tricky to create offerings that apply to all customers while still making business sense. At Accessible Web, we’ve built a strategy playbook and a suite […]

Web Accessibility Checkers: A Key Strategy

27 Jul 2022

Web accessibility checkers can and should be a part of your digital accessibility roadmap, however they are only a single piece of a broader web accessibility strategy.   What are accessibility checkers? Web accessibility checkers automatically scan pages on your website or application and give a score based on the presence of certain failure criteria. […]

When Disability Activists Influenced History: The Capitol Crawl

25 Jul 2022

On March 13, 1990, disability rights activists and protestors with disabilities marched from the White House to gather at the U.S. Capitol building to protest the efforts within the U.S. Senate to stall and stop the Americans with Disabilities Act from passing. On this day, the “Capitol Crawl,” as it would come to be called, […]

The Curb Cut Effect: 7 Ways the ADA is for Everyone

25 Jul 2022

Laws, programs, and accommodations designed to help people with disabilities often end up benefiting all of society. This is called the Curb-Cut Effect.  The ADA was the first piece of legislation to prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all places open to the general […]

WCAG 2.1 vs 2.2

15 Jul 2022

WCAG 2.2 guidelines are an updated set of web accessibility standards being drafted by the W3C. Their upcoming release contains new success criteria that builds on the WCAG 2.1 standard while still leaving the existing guidelines intact. Understanding WCAG 2.2 vs WCAG 2.1 is an important step for your organization’s long term web accessibility strategy. What’s […]

What You Need to Know About CO HB-1110

5 Jul 2022

What is CO HB-1110? Colorado’s state legislature recently passed House Bill (HB) 1110 making it the first state to require state and local governments to be compliant with digital accessibility standards. These standards already existed at the federal level, but codifying them into state law gives more legal power to those who face discrimination and […]

Voluntary Product Accessibility Template – VPAT

21 Jun 2022

Your VPAT or Voluntary Product Accessibility Template tells users how accessible your product or services is for users with assistive technologies. What is a VPAT?  A VPAT is a document used to help users of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) make informed decisions before engaging with a service or product. The first iteration of this document […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022

13 May 2022

GAAD: What it is and Why it Matters. What is Global Accessibility Awareness Day? Over 10 years ago, Los Angeles-based web developer Joe Devon published his famous blog post discussing the importance of digital accessibility and its current state. By sheer chance, this post was uncovered by Jennison Asuncion, a Toronto-based accessibility professional, and the […]

The ADA and your Website

9 May 2022

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is something familiar that affects everyone. Whether it’s ramp access at a local business, handicapped parking accommodations at the supermarket, or automatic doors in and out of buildings, we all see how the Americans with Disabilities Act works to build a world accessible to everyone. The ADA accommodations are […]

Meet Accessible Web RAMP

22 Apr 2022

Accessible Web Console is now named Accessible Web RAMP. We’re excited to introduce RAMP alongside an expanded ecosystem of accessibility tools, educational courses, and services to help organizations of all sizes RAMP up to accessibility. RAMP Up to a Fully Accessible Future for Accessible Web Ramps didn’t become commonplace in architectural design and construction planning […]