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DOJ Reaches Agreement with UC Berkeley To Make Online Content Accessible

On November 21, 2022, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a proposed consent decree with the University of California (UC), Berkeley, addressing alleged violations of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). (…more) Originally published as DOJ Reaches Agreement with UC Berkeley To Make Online Content Accessible at Digital Accessibility Blog

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Young Gifted Black & Disabled: Supporting Our Sisters

As we close out the 2022 season of #YGBD, I’m passing the mic to my sisters! Boston based Disability Advocate Heather Watkins and Lisa Bryant, a Philadelphia freelance journalist join me to discuss just some of the challenges affecting disabled Black women. We’re talking career, relationships, parenting, healthcare and more. Plus, don’t forget to check […]
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Why Page Titles Are Important for Web Accessibility

Does your website have accessible page titles?  (…more) Originally published as Why Page Titles Are Important for Web Accessibility at Digital Accessibility Blog

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Tips for WCAG Success Criterion 1.4.2: Audio Control

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) contains several success criteria regarding audio. One of the most important is WCAG Success Criterion (SC) 1.4.2, “Audio Control:” (…more) Originally published as Tips for WCAG Success Criterion 1.4.2: Audio Control at Digital Accessibility Blog

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The Digital Curb Cut Effect: The Universal Benefits of Web Accessibility

Accessibility features have a tendency to benefit everyone, with or without a disability. That dynamic is widespread and predictable. It’s been documented often enough to have its own name: The curb cut effect.  (…more) Originally published as The Digital Curb Cut Effect: The Universal Benefits of Web Accessibility at Digital Accessibility Blog

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Even “Successful” Web Accessibility Lawsuit Defenses Carry a Cost

You’ve received a web accessibility demand letter that cites alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). After discussing the letter with your legal counsel, you decide to fight. What happens next?  (…more) Originally published as Even “Successful” Web Accessibility Lawsuit Defenses Carry a Cost at Digital Accessibility Blog

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What Is a Website’s Accessibility Tree?

An accessibility tree is part of a website’s Document Object Model (DOM), which is a programming interface that represents the structure and content of a web page. The DOM allows software to change the style and content of a document to present that document more effectively to the user.  (…more) Originally published as What Is…

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Does Website Accessibility Require 100% Compliance?

Does your business’s website need to follow every requirement in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? (…more) Originally published as Does Website Accessibility Require 100% Compliance? at Digital Accessibility Blog

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Tips for WCAG Success Criterion 1.3.6: Identify Purpose

Does your website need to meet WCAG 2.1 Success Criterion 1.3.6, “Identify Purpose,” to be accessible? (…more) Originally published as Tips for WCAG Success Criterion 1.3.6: Identify Purpose at Digital Accessibility Blog

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Are Smart TVs Accessible for People with Disabilities?

Digital accessibility isn’t just about improving web experiences for people with disabilities. All devices should be accessible, including mobile kiosks, smartphones, automated teller machines (ATMs), and — of course — televisions. (…more) Originally published as Are Smart TVs Accessible for People with Disabilities? at Digital Accessibility Blog

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