The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has become a significant force for website accessibility, generating waves throughout the US legal system. But it’s also challenging the world to see people with disabilities in a different light. The ADA’s history and website accessibility The National Law Review marks the ADA’s application from a human rights law… Continue Reading The ADA and Websites: Changing How We View People with Disabilities
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)
New ADA Website Guidance: Quick Review
On March 18, 2022, the DOJ released new web guidance for the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. The guidance offers a roadmap for how government agencies, private and nonprofit businesses, can meet the needs of users with disabilities on the web. Long anticipated, the guidance comes on the tails of many ups and downs,… Continue Reading New ADA Website Guidance: Quick Review
The ADA: Where do we go from here?
The Americans with Disabilities Act is a civil rights law. Most often associated with street and building access, it also governs goods, services, and information made available to the public, including websites. The ADA applies to everyone who places information out for public consumption, including private industry, or nonprofits – any organization that is putting… Continue Reading The ADA: Where do we go from here?
WCAG 2.2 Quick Facts
Want to get up to running speed on the new WCAG 2.2 release? We’ll be providing more detail in future posts, but here are the quick facts from our Accessibility Team to get you started. General Facts WCAG 2.2 is scheduled to be published in September 2021. (Delayed from the previously anticipated July 2021 date.)… Continue Reading WCAG 2.2 Quick Facts
Bathrobe Accessibility Check: Basic Tips
Without a daily commute, working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic is giving many of us more breathing room in our schedule. For many businesses and services, it’s also a time when clear, accessible communication is crucial. WeCo’s Accessibility Team thought this is the perfect time to scope your business/agency website for accessibility basics. Something… Continue Reading Bathrobe Accessibility Check: Basic Tips
The ADA and Digital Accessibility
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
Disability Awareness: a Business Toolkit
For those of us who want to continue to do business and attract capable employees in a future where disabilities become more common, being aware of the disabilities our customers, employees and coworkers live with, will directly impact our ability to stay competitive and viable. How we respond to the challenges and changes will interpret what kind of a culture we are building within our organizations, as well as the type of message we are sending to the public. Continue Reading Disability Awareness: a Business Toolkit