The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) include many different success criteria regarding digital accessibility. Which ones are specific to making accessible multimedia? In this article, we will take a quick look at WCAG guidance related to accessible multimedia. Specifically, we’ll look at audio and video content. 1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A) Information conveyed… Continue Reading Accessible Multimedia and the WCAG
Are you trying to make sure your videos are accessible to all users, but aren’t sure exactly what’s needed? In this article, we’ll discuss captions and audio descriptions. We’ll cover what they are, who they benefit, and when they should be used. Captions Captions are a text version of the audio content in a video,… Continue Reading Captions and Audio Descriptions
Over half of the world’s internet traffic now takes place over mobile connections. As the market share of people move towards mobile devices, we can guess that the focus on mobile is here to stay. It’s important to note that mobile environments can offer some extremely innovative accessibility solutions. This article will give you a… Continue Reading Accessible Mobile 101
Digital accessibility for websites, software, mobile applications and documents, can be tricky for those of us living with mental health disorders. Mental illnesses can make it difficult to focus on, process, and understand information. This can create challenges for people navigating websites that are not tailored to our content management and design needs. As the… Continue Reading Mental Health Accessibility
Written by WeCo’s Team of Accessibility Specialists who live with disabilities In early 2022, the International Association Of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) released a position statement on accessibility overlays. The statement included recommendations, and caution, for organizations exploring the use of software often referred to as accessibility overlays. There’s been a sharp rise in companies and… Continue Reading IAAP’s Stance on Accessibility Overlays
According to the What’s New in WCAG 2.2 Working Draft, the WCAG 2.2 is scheduled to be completed and published by June 2022. As a person who tests for accessibility every day, I’m looking forward to the WCAG 2.2’s release. While there are going to be nine new success criteria, a few of them I’m… Continue Reading WCAG 2.2 Update
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?