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5 High Impact Accessibility Improvements You Can Do Right Now

Second best is still best In an earlier post, we discussed the idea of “second best accessibility”. In short, digital accessibility advice and advocacy should take into account an organization’s current abilities and constraints. Of course, full digital accessibility should always be a north star goal. And some organizations do have the ability to make […]

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Federal Digital Accessibility: Fulfilling the Demands of Section 508

Digital accessibility is addressed in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act to be exact. It requires all federal agencies and departments to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities, including both employees and members of the public. This includes websites, PDFs, and digital kiosks. The requirements also apply to federal government digital procurement as well as some bodies that receive federal funding.

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How to Think About Accessibility During a "Tech Recession"?

Twitter fired their entire accessibility team this month. But that doesn't mean you can afford to pause on accessibility during a tech recession.

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Shifting Left: Design and UX Accessibility

Of course, the easiest and most cost-effective way to have a WCAG compliant website is to build it that way in the first place. And while it’s never too late, the absolute best time to start thinking about accessibility is when you are planning your site’s user experience (UX) and designs.

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The Business Case for Web Accessibility

Websites that are inaccessible make it harder for customers with disabilities to use their sites. At any given moment, roughly 20% of the US population has a disability. It follows that improving web accessibility results in higher engagement and conversion rates. Which ultimately means more revenue for your business.

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