It’s not always easy for us to explain to clients that what most people living with disabilities want, includes the ability to decide HOW we access websites…tools (overlays) appear to many of us more about making the companies and developers feel better, than creating an accessible option for us, because they can consider our accessibility needs “fixed.” Continue Reading Are Accessibility Overlays Overbaked?
On Feb. 28, 2020 a new working draft of Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) version 2.2 has been released for public review and comment. If you’re working on accessibility for your organization and/or project, it’s important for you to know that another level of WCAG is anticipated. This blog article provides “at-a-glance” background information on this new version of the WCAG and a direct link to the working document. Continue Reading WCAG 2.2 Draft: Quick Look
Making social media accessible is not only inclusive, it’s good business. Learn the basic principles in this article, the first in our series on social media accessibility. Continue Reading Making Social Media Accessible: The Basics
Seizures may be triggered by flashing lights and strobing effects. Developers should avoid using any potentially dangerous effects in their digital content. Continue Reading Epilepsy and Digital Accessibility
Despite a new focus on disability employment, the disability employment rate remains largely unchanged. Based upon our experiences at WeCo, here are three ways you can become a more successful disability employer. Continue Reading Three Ways Your Company Can Become a Disability Employer
The ADA was signed into law in 1990. There has been much discussion about whether or not the ADA also applies to digital accessibility. Continue Reading The ADA and Digital Accessibility
It’s hard to imagine being without technology these days, especially for people who live with a sight-related disability or are blind. Continue Reading Screen Readers/Magnifiers and Braille Displays: How They Work