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How Long Does An Accessibility Audit Take?

Asking “how long will an accessibility audit take?” is similar to asking “how much will my car repair cost?” (…more) Originally published as How Long Does An Accessibility Audit Take? at Digital Accessibility Blog

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In the Stairwell, We Will Die

During my sophomore year of college, I wrote my will. That year was filled with trauma. I’d noticed a constant ache in my lower back that soon trickled down my legs and into my feet. They started to look like …
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Make Sure Your On-Site Kiosks Are Accessible

The global kiosk market is a $20 billion industry. While the COVID-19 pandemic slowed the growth of on-site kiosks — primarily due to lower retail traffic — demand is still high.  (…more) Originally published as Make Sure Your On-Site Kiosks Are Accessible at Digital Accessibility Blog

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Making Voting Accessible Means Millions More Votes

Lilian Aluri, REV UP Voting Campaign Coordinator
This blog was originally posted by US Vote Foundation on their blog and reposted with permission as part of a series of blogs. The US Vote Foundation recently published their Resources for …
The post Making Voting Accessible Means Millions More Votes appeared first on AAPD.

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The Many Challenges of Working Disabled Women in Pakistan

In Pakistan, disability has been overlooked and ignored in all aspects of life, including administrative, financial, and legal spheres. As a result, people with disabilities are the most disadvantaged since we are unseen, unheard, and miscounted in the country.
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Carousels and Accessibility: 7 Tips

A website carousel (also called a “slider” or “slideshow”) presents a collection of items one at a time. They’re a common feature on eCommerce websites and blogs — but from an accessibility perspective, carousels are a liability. (…more) Originally published as Carousels and Accessibility: 7 Tips at Digital Accessibility Blog

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This Small Town Girl in a Lonely World Couldn’t Take the Train Going Anywhere Because It Wasn’t Accessible and Now She’s Stuck and It’s Midnight

It seemed like it was too good to be true … because it was. The girl, 19, was eager to embark on an exciting Journey, a fantasy of limitless possibilities. However, her dreams were crushed upon realizing that the train platform wasn’t accessible by wheelchair, leaving her stranded there in the middle of the night.…

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Does Section 504 Require Digital Accessibility?

Within the digital accessibility space, two U.S. laws receive most of the attention: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. However, another federal non-discrimination law can have important implications for some institutions. (…more) Originally published as Does Section 504 Require Digital Accessibility? at Digital Accessibility Blog

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How Web Accessibility Demonstrates Your Company’s Values

Imagine that you’re passing by a restaurant on a busy street. The restaurant has an excellent atmosphere, and the menu looks fantastic — but you see a large sign in the window that reads, “No Deaf people allowed.” Would you go in?  (…more) Originally published as How Web Accessibility Demonstrates Your Company’s Values at Digital…

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What Are the Three Types of ARIA Attributes?

WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative – Accessible Rich Internet Applications, often referred to as simply ARIA) is a technical specification intended to improve accessibility.  (…more) Originally published as What Are the Three Types of ARIA Attributes? at Digital Accessibility Blog

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