How Video Games Are Becoming More Accessible

If you’ve played a AAA video game recently, you might’ve noticed a new category within the pause menu: Accessibility. And the options featured in this Accessibility menu have been becoming a lot more robust.  Color Contrast Settings Realistic military shooters have been a highly saturated genre for many years.  Games like Call of Duty and […]

How to Test Your Site’s Accessibility

You know about web accessibility and why it’s important.  You know that your site should be accessible and you’d like to make that happen.  But how can you tell if your site meets the necessary requirements?   Where do you start?  Automated Web Accessibility Tests There are a lot of accessibility tests out there.   […]

Where to Start with eBook Accessibility

  Why is eBook Accessibility Important?  From a business standpoint, eBook accessibility is a pretty easy concept to follow.  More people who are able to read your eBook means a larger audience.  And a larger audience, in theory, means more sales.  But eBook Accessibility is not just a box you can check or leave unchecked.  […]

The Trouble with Accessibility Overlays

I think it’s safe to say that the word is out: accessibility overlays do not work. In fact, if you Google “accessibility overlay”, you’ll get more results about how they don’t work than results about the products themselves.  And there is plenty written about why these do not work—and how they might actually cause you some trouble.  But […]

What Does ADA Compliance Mean for Your Site?

If you’ve ever run a Google search for ‘web accessibility’, ‘accessible web application’, or anything similar, chances are you’ve come across the phrase ‘ADA compliance’.   And it makes sense that this phrase is catching on.  With accessibility lawsuits on the rise, companies looking to improve their web accessibility want to make absolutely sure that […]

What is Section 508?

Section 508, part of the Rehabilitation Act, applies to the accessibility of electronic information technologies (EIT).  It pertains specifically to EIT utilized or managed by federal organizations.  Simply put, compliant websites or applications will provide users and employees who have a disability with all of the same information and access as users and employees who […]

WCAG Vocabulary Explained

WCAG is broken up into four sections that outline important accessibility considerations. But the language used to define these sections is a bit abstract.  And the items contained within these sections use some very technical language.  If you’re not a developer, it can be challenging to figure out just what these guidelines are talking about.  […]

What is WCAG 2.0?

What Does WCAG Stand For? If you’ve ever looked up ‘web accessibility’, chances are, you’ve come across WCAG, WCAG 2.0, or some variation of this. WCAG stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. WCAG 2.0 is the current working web accessibility standard. See, at the time of writing, there is no official standard for ADA compliance […]

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