As fears over drive-by websites lawsuits grows, more websites are undergoing audit and remediation processes. The number of companies offering accessibility services is growing. But how do you know if you’re hiring the right one? With everyone jumping on the bandwagon of accessible audit and remediation, it’s hard to know who to trust, or what you’re getting. Continue Reading Selecting a Quality Accessibility Service
November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month in the US. While many people have heard of this disorder, few people understand what it is and how public attitudes toward it, and healthcare, have influenced how people have lived with it. In my extended and family of origin, Epilepsy was, and still is, so frequent that we were… Continue Reading A Family Journey with Epilepsy and the Human Right to Healthcare
Helping everyone, from organizations to members of the public, understand WHY accessibility is vital to people living with disabilities and HOW it works, is part of WeCo’s mission. That’s why we’re launching The Face of Accessibility public awareness campaign. Continue Reading WeCo’s Face of Accessibility Raises Public Awareness About Disability IT Accessibility
On December 26, 2017 the US Department of Justice officially withdrew the proposed Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) rules for website accessibility. The question we’re being asked at WeCo by many of our clients since then is: does this mean we don’t have to make our website and software accessible? That’s an important question. It’s one… Continue Reading No ADA Web Rules: Are We Off the Hook?
We’re the real thing. Accessibility experts living with disabilities. We help you understand how real people living with disabilities access websites/documents/software/mobile aps and more by working with us. At WeCo, we believe that people living with disabilities become experts at accessibility simply by navigating their day-to-day lives. Our approach combines both a technical and UX (user-experience)… Continue Reading Welcome to WeCo
Digital accessibility has become a standard in our lives. More businesses and government departments have begun to view it as more than just legal compliance, it’s a way to reach people and gain market share. This momentum will continue as our Baby Boom population ages and the number of individuals living with disabilities grows dramatically as a result. Taking the “short view” of attempting to save money by avoiding doing the work of digital accessibility means that you will be left behind. Continue Reading ADA Rule Inactive Status: Impacts on Digital Accessibility
The anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act is a great time to revisit how accessible your website, or software, is for users living with a variety of disabilities. Continue Reading ADA Anniversary and Digital Independence for People Living with Disabilities