Are Your Emails Accessible?

In this blog, we’ll go over three things to look for when making sure the emails you send out are accessible. Adequate Font Size and Color Contrast If you’ve got a lot to say, it can be tempting to choose a smaller font. Sometimes even the default font, 12pt, can have some users reaching for […]

Audible Captions and the Publishing Industry

What Are Audible Captions? Back in July of 2019, Amazon-based platform Audible announced a new feature called “Audible Captions”.  The feature, as you might have guessed, provided machine-generated captions to accompany Audible’s audiobooks. These captions only provided users with around 3 words of text at time, which were shown as the text was read aloud. […]

3 Things to Love About WCAG 2.2

Web accessibility, at its core, is about addressing the potential difficulties associated with using the web for people with disabilities.  However, many of the solutions and standards prescribed to address these difficulties make the web a better place for everyone.  Standardizing certain aspects of web design makes the web a more intuitive place.   There’s […]

How Do eBooks Help Readers with Dyslexia?

What is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is a very common learning disorder that affects around 20 percent of the population.  Dyslexia is a much broader term than most people realize.  Simply put, it refers to a person with otherwise normal intelligence having difficulties associated with reading. The reason for that difficulty could be that the reader has […]

What You Should Know About Content Conversion

With modern technology, content conversion may seem like a non-issue.  A task, like converting a Word document to a PDF or a PDF to an ePub is something that you can do with just a couple clicks, right?  Well, it’s not exactly that simple.  Accessibility Not Guaranteed Just because content fits a format, doesn’t mean […]

Can AI Write Your Alt Text?

Not too many years ago, visual recognition software would’ve sounded like something out of a science fiction movie. Today, many tech companies have software like this available. These technologies use AI and machine learning to parse images and identify their subject matter.  One huge use case for this technology is alt text for images.   […]

How To Make Your PDF Accessible

There are a lot of ways to get information to your designated audience these days.  From web pages to spreadsheets to ePubs to ASCII art.  And sometimes, a PDF is a great option.  But not all PDFs are made with accessibility in mind.  If you’re not careful, you could risk alienating a large chunk of […]

Is Remote Learning Accessible?

Remote learning has become an integral part of many students’ lives.   Whether they’re participating in hybrid classes or going fully remote, students are spending more time than ever in virtual classrooms.  And that has brought both benefits and challenges–especially when it comes to accessibility.  Here are some ways educators can ensure their virtual classrooms […]

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