After several delays, W3C officially published the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 on October 5th, 2023! WCAG 2.2 builds upon WCAG 2.0 and 2.1. This means that the guidelines are mostly the same, with some new additional guidelines. What’s new with WCAG 2.2? WCAG 2.2 adds nine new success criteria. W3C also removed the… Continue Reading Important Announcement: WCAG 2.2 is here!
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 On July 25th, 2023, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced some exciting news: They proposed a new ruling under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that would make it easier for public entities to create accessible web and mobile apps, and therefore increase access for those of us living… 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
Introduction The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced another delay in the release of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2. We previously anticipated the release of WCAG 2.2 in May 2023—what’s the delay? WCAG 2.2 Review Process Before the release of a new WCAG version, a working group provides feedback to the initial draft.… Continue Reading WCAG 2.2 Release: What’s the delay?