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Five Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Design

By Nicole / 2022-01-21
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Inclusive design is a methodology that considers the different ways that people perceive and interact with your content. When you design inclusively, you provide a better experience for more people — and the principles of inclusive design overlap significantly with the best practices of digital accessibility.

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Accessible Hiring and Recruiting: Quick Tips

By Richard / 2022-01-20
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People with disabilities are frequently overlooked as talented contributors in the workplace. That’s partly due to the discriminatory misconception that they’re less profitable employees — an unfortunate assumption that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

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How Situational Disabilities Affect Mobile Users

By Sam / 2022-01-19
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Digital accessibility has profound benefits for people who live with permanent disabilities that affect the ways they use the internet. However, accessibility also impacts users who have situational disabilities — short-term limitations that can occur for a variety of reasons.

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Do I Need to Write Podcast Transcripts for Accessibility?

By Richard / 2022-01-18
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For many brands, audio content provides an excellent opportunity for engagement. Podcasts have steadily gained popularity since 2010, and nearly 60% of US consumers over the age of 12 have listened to at least one show.

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Making Online Forums More Accessible

By Olivia / 2022-01-17
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Web forums enable interactions with your visitors and can be powerful resources for delivering customer support. If your website has a forum, you’ll want to make sure it’s accessible for people with disabilities.

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Pregnancy / Miscarriage / Abortion / Poetry – Part 2: Making The Decision

By Reanna - One Inky Queer / 2022-01-15
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Please first read ‘Part 1: Finding Out’ here

This blog discusses sensitive subject matter, so please only read it if and when you feel comfortable

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How Accessibility in the Web Development Process Saves Time

By Jack / 2022-01-14
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For the vast majority of public and private organizations, accessible design isn’t optional. Still, most websites have accessibility issues that impact the experiences of real-life users, and brands may spend billions of dollars responding to accessibility-related litigation.

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Do Microsoft Word Docs Need to Be Accessible?

By Sam / 2022-01-13
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The goal of digital accessibility is to create more useful content for everyone, and that goal isn’t restricted to internet-only content like websites and mobile apps. Offline documents should be made accessible wherever possible.

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Web Accessibility Lawsuits Dramatically Rose in 2021. Here’s Why.

By Nicole / 2022-01-12
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According to a report from Accessibility.com, 2,352 web accessibility lawsuits were filed against U.S. businesses in 2021 —  a 14.3% increase from 2020. 

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The Impact of Website Accessibility Issues for People with Disabilities

By Olivia / 2022-01-11
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Developers and designers often think of website accessibility as a checklist of best practices. That’s partly true: The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the most widely cited international standards for digital accessibility, and WCAG is structured into checkpoints and success criteria that creators can “check off” when working.

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