Client Highlight: Samaritans

20 May 2021

Continuing our Global Accessibility Day posts, we would like to congratulate another one of our stellar clients who have achieved WCAG 2.1 AA conformance. Samaritans is a suicide prevention nonprofit. Focused on breaking down the stigma of mental health, Samaritans is dedicated to ensuring their helpline is there to support those struggling with their mental […]

Client Highlight: Andy’s Dandys

20 May 2021

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we would like to congratulate some of our stellar clients who have achieved WCAG 2.1 AA conformance. Andy’s Dandys was born from namesake Andrew’s passion for creating healthy treats for his dog, Rosie. From its inception, Andy’s Dandys has focused on inclusivity and creativity. With a mission to create an […]

Accessible Web Podcast Launch

19 May 2021

Accessible Web is celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), Thursday May 20th, by launching our new podcast at 4 pm EST. Over the course of our podcast, we will be inviting special guests ranging from activists to lawyers in the accessibility space to speak on the podcast.  We’ll also be featuring members of our team […]

Webinar: Why Digital Accessibility is Essential in Higher Education

26 Apr 2021

George Heake, Accessible Web’s Director of Accessibility and Outreach, will be speaking at a Campus Consortiums Edtalk on Tuesday, April 27th, at 2:00 PM EST. This webinar segment will focus on why accessibility matters in higher education. Online learning has become prevalent during the pandemic and institutions have been under fire for not ensuring the […]

What to Look For When Hiring A Web Accessibility Agency

2 Apr 2021

Starting a web accessibility project from scratch can be overwhelming. Balancing design, coding, UX testing, and managing teams can add to the stress of learning exactly what web accessibility is. Hiring a web accessibility agency can relieve a lot of that pressure. However, there are many agencies that promise web accessibility. Sorting through the list […]

A11Y Updates: Samsung

25 Mar 2021

Samsung has been providing various accessibility features within their TVs in years past, but at this year’s First Look TV event and CES (Consumer Electronic Show) they announced even more  updates to further contribute to the accessibility of Samsung products. All 2021 QLED and Neo QLED TV models will offer users the option to reposition […]

Covid-19 Vaccine Website Accessibility

11 Mar 2021

As state Covid-19 Vaccine websites go live, there is a clear lack of accessible framework. When providing a product as crucial as a life-saving vaccine, there is little room for inaccessibility. Facebook groups have popped up helping connect volunteers with those who are unable to sign up for vaccines. Many of the barriers faced in […]

Accessible Web to Attend Axe-Con

8 Mar 2021

To us, being an a11y means never stop learning and growing our accessibility efforts. Opportunities such as Axe-Con are the perfect opportunity for our team to learn from trusted industry leaders. Axe-Con, named after Deque System’s Axe-core project, will focus on the current state of web accessibility and how it can grow further. The Axe-core […]