4 Benefits of Distance Learning

The rapid and unexpected jump to remote learning hasn’t been without its share of problems.  But there are also a few benefits to virtual or remote learning. In fact, some teachers are reporting cases where students who struggled with in person learning are now thriving in these virtual learning environments.  A Sense of Independence Traditional in-person […]

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 […]

What is MathML?

The Problem with Math on the Internet Often times, mathematical equations contain characters or forms of notation that are difficult or impossible to produce with a standard keyboard.  In the past, people have often used specialized software to notate and work on these kinds of equations.   If a person wanted to share an equation […]

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.   […]

The Harvard Content Accessibility Lawsuit

Here are some fast facts about the recently settled high profile web content accessibility lawsuits filed against Harvard and MIT.  Both of these lawsuits were officially settled in February 2020 by way of consent decrees.  Each school agreed to a new accessibility standard for all future content. They also agreed to bring all existing content […]

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 […]

Is Virtual Reality Accessible?

When most people think of virtual reality (VR), they think of video games. And it’s true that this is still the primary use case being sold by the industry. But the future of VR extends far beyond entertainment. VR and AR (Augmented Reality) are already being adapted in educational and business settings. And as the […]

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