AI and digital accessibility In today’s technology-driven world, Artificial Intelligence (AI) constantly improves and expands into new industries. In fact, people commonly use AI as a tool in their everyday lives for things like checking the grammar of an email, unlocking phones through facial recognition software, or using a navigation app to find the fastest… Continue Reading Is AI the Silver Bullet of Accessibility?
Disability simulations are an area of controversy for many of us living with disabilities. They are also a big deal for teams seeking to make digital spaces accessible. In addition, disability simulations are posing difficult decisions for companies adding disability to their DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) efforts. This article is designed to help you… Continue Reading Disability Simulations: Accessibility and DEI
New ADA ruling The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced some exciting news last week: They proposed a new ruling under Title II of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) that would make it easier for public entities to create accessible web and mobile apps, and therefore increase access for those of us living with disabilities.… Continue Reading New Proposed ADA Ruling: A Big Step Forward for Accessibility
July is Disability Pride Month, and there are many ways you can celebrate and uplift those of us living with disabilities! The following tips are some of our favorite ways to show our pride. #1 Learn about disability pride history Why is July disability pride month? The anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)… Continue Reading Disability Pride Month: 3 Ways to Celebrate
Introducing the new AB 1757 On June 12, 2023, the Judiciary Committee of the California Assembly rewrote the content of their existing bill impacting digital accessibility: AB 1757. According to a recent blog released by accessibility law firm Seyfarth, this change “…would effectively make WCAG 2.1 Level AA the required standard for websites and mobile… Continue Reading Changes to AB 1757 Could Reshape Legal and Disability Rights Landscapes
Complete presentation found here: https://youtu.be/cSHXN7ot-Rk When we look back over history and examine the laws and societal norms that have emerged, it’s not difficult to understand the digital exclusion people with disabilities are encountering today. In fact, the persistence in which the digital accessibility industry seeks to exclude such users, matches closely the attitudes toward… Continue Reading How History, Laws and Societal Norms Continue to Exclude Users with Disabilities from the Digital Experience