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?
Section 508 (of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973)
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
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
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
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
No automated tool is comprehensive, and thus it’s important to use human-based testing to fill in the gaps left from automated testing tools. Continue Reading Accessibility Testing: Automated Vs. Human Testing
Read WAI’s mobile accessibility guidelines. These guidelines will help website developers make their sites easier to access by people with all disabilities. Continue Reading Mobile Accessibility Guidelines