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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of May 19th, 2017
Happy Friday! This week has been packed with lots of interesting accessibility news, and lots of it is very encouraging. You’ll learn about a few high profile tech companies are working hard to create…
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Help to End the Digital Divide
If you’ve read any of our posts, you are probably pretty aware of how passionate the UserWay team is about accessibility. Everyone should have equal access to online content, and if they need modifications,…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of May 12th, 2017
It’s Friday, May 12th, which means it is time for another edition of accessibility news! This week’s stories cover a wide range of topics from the EU to the ADA. We’re going to look into…
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What are WCAG 2.0 A, AA, and AAA?
We’ve talked about what WCAG 2.0 is and why we need these rules in previous posts. If you need a quick refresher you can go here. WCAG stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and helps to…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of May 5th, 2017
Welcome to May and yet another weekly dose of accessibility news. There have been some great digital accessibility advancements that we get to talk about this week. We’ll cover how a major retailer…
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Easy Ways to Evaluate Your Website's Accessibility
Evaluating your website’s accessibility can seem like a huge task. If images of scrolling through page after page of your site endlessly trying to figure out what might cause visitors issues are…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of April 28th, 2017
Let’s take another look back at the week in accessibility news. This week we will review some helpful technology that could potentially improve your digital experience. First, we’ll check out…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of April 21st, 2017
Welcome to another edition of Friday accessibility news! April is almost over (it’s already the 21st)! Continuing on our accessibility in education trend, we’ll cover the push to make digital…
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Great (and free) Accessibility Checkers
Are you interested in making your website WCAG 2.0 compliant, but aren’t really sure where to begin? Luckily, there are some online tools to help you out. These digital accessibility checkers will…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of April 14th, 2017
It is Friday, April 14th and its time for more accessibility news! This week, we have two more academic institutions working to improve the way they approach accessibility in order to better serve their…
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Assisting Elderly Friends and Family with Accessibility
Sometimes we all need a little extra help to learn a new skill. This is absolutely true for new technology since there are constantly new versions and updates being released. It can be tough for anyone…
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Accessibility News - Summary for the Week of April 7th, 2017
Happy weekend! It's time for our weekly recap of the news, we have a lot of stories to get to this week. There are several groups that are starting to call attention to just how inaccessible websites…