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What is the Websites and Software Applications Accessibility Act?

Have you heard of the Websites and Software Applications Accessibility Act yet? The bill was just introduced in the US Congress in September of 2022. It is a critical bill that could ensure websites and apps are accessible to all audiences. The purpose of the bill is “to establish uniform accessibility standards for websites and …

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What Impact Does National Disability Employment Awareness Month Leave?

In case you haven’t heard yet, October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “NDEAM celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities past and present, and showcases supportive, inclusive employment policies and practices.” But why is this so important? People with disabilities are more likely to be …

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Is It Worth It To Hire A Web Accessibility Specialist?

As mentioned in our previous article, web accessibility lawsuits are increasing exponentially, but you can prevent a case by hiring a web accessibility specialist. A web accessibility specialist ensures that a website is accessible to everyone with a disability and complies with the ADA. They evaluate the website’s content and determine what changes need to …

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The Importance of Web Accessibility for Lawyers

Now more than ever it’s important for lawyers to know about web accessibility. According to Essential Accessibility, “there were more than 2,800 web accessibility lawsuits filed in Federal Court in 2021, a 14 percent increase from 2020.” The number of web accessibility lawsuits increases each year, indicating a rising trend. The threat of being involved …

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Android Accessibility Features And Apps For Hearing Disabilities

About 130 million Americans use Android phones every day, but they might not know about the accessibility features and apps it has. Android phones have built-in features that are designed to help users with disabilities and the company has created apps to help with any accessibility issues users may run into. Android’s features and apps …

How To Prevent A Web Accessibility Lawsuit

Web accessibility lawsuits have increased dramatically over the past few years and with the current pandemic, it’s more important than ever for websites to be accessible. Since pretty much everything is online right now, you have to make sure customers can get information about your company on your website. If your website is too hard …

Easily Add Captions, Audio Descriptions, and Image Descriptions To Your Website

If you’ve read our other articles on web accessibility, then you know how important it is for your website to be accessible to everyone. A lot of companies know they need to make their website accessible, but they might not have the time or know-how to tackle it themselves. Check out these resources that can …

What You Need To Know About Web Accessibility: Part Two

As mentioned in part one of this article, making sure your website or apps are accessible is an important part to helping your business grow. There are certain guidelines that the American Disability Act (ADA) requires, so everyone can access the internet. The ADA requires websites to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), …

What You Need To Know About Web Accessibility: Part One

Web accessibility allows everyone to have access to the internet. As a small business owner, web accessibility is important to reaching as many customers as possible. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 people in the United States have a disability. That’s about 25% of the population that might not be able to use the …