New ADA ruling The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced some exciting news last week: They proposed a new ruling under Title II of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) that would make it easier for public entities to create accessible web and mobile apps, and therefore increase access for those of us living with disabilities.… Continue Reading New Proposed ADA Ruling: A Big Step Forward for Accessibility
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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 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
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 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?