AI and digital accessibility In today’s technology-driven world, Artificial Intelligence (AI) constantly improves and expands into new industries. In fact, people commonly use AI as a tool in their everyday lives for things like checking the grammar of an email, unlocking phones through facial recognition software, or using a navigation app to find the fastest… Continue Reading Is AI the Silver Bullet of Accessibility?
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
Complete presentation found here: https://youtu.be/cSHXN7ot-Rk When we look back over history and examine the laws and societal norms that have emerged, it’s not difficult to understand the digital exclusion people with disabilities are encountering today. In fact, the persistence in which the digital accessibility industry seeks to exclude such users, matches closely the attitudes toward… Continue Reading How History, Laws and Societal Norms Continue to Exclude Users with Disabilities from the Digital Experience
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?
Introduction Just as steps exclude people who use wheelchairs from a building, inaccessible websites can exclude people with a range of disabilities from accessing critical State and local government services. Potential New Guidelines The Department is proposing technical requirements that will provide concrete standards for public entities on how to provide access to all… Continue Reading DOJ NEW RULES: Truly Accessible Web Information and Services for Users with a Digital Disability
Introduction The long-awaited Web Content Accessibility Guidelines update, WCAG 2.2, is finally slated for release in May 2023. If you haven’t already, check out our insights into the first four guideline updates in our blog Understanding WCAG 2.2 Part One and the next three guidelines in Understanding WCAG 2.2 Part Two. We expect WCAG 2.2… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.2 Part Three