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Value-Based Accessibility for Financial Services Companies

Learn how a value-based approach to accessibility can help organizations of all sizes in creating a lean, cost-effective practice of user-centered design, development, and project management. We’ll review case studies from some of Level Access’ clients in the financial industry, both large and small, and how they gained immediate benefits by integrating these accessibility techniques into their existing processes.

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Beyond the Web: How to Ensure Your Mobile Content is Accessible

Using smartphones to perform basic activities of daily living like banking, shopping, or scheduling appointments is no longer just a convenience—it’s become the norm. And the ability to use these features is often even more valuable to people with disabilities, removing real world barriers to the products & services they need.

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How we do our work matters: Accessibility and Inclusive Design

Many people use accessibility and inclusive design as interchangeable terms. However, they are not the same thing. Accessibility is an outcome, and inclusive design is.

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Navigating VPAT 2: A Guide for Vendors

Reporting Accessibility with VPAT 2 The landscape of digital accessibility has changed quite a bit since the original Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) was created.

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Growing Accessibility and Inclusion Through Design Systems

Three experts come together to share their combined experience in the trenches working with clients through development, training, and roll-out of user-experience-driven design systems. They share valuable lessons learned along the way–and innovative ideas for moving forward–to ensure that the right systems are in place to build technology that’s accessible to everyone.

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[VIDEO] Understanding Assistive Technology: How Does a Blind Person Use Twitter?

For people who are blind or low vision, screen reading software enables them to browse the web and use applications. We asked Level Access business.

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Understanding Assistive Technology: How Do People with Mobility Disabilities Use Technology?

Understanding digital accessibility challenges is easy if you know people with disabilities. But what if you’ve never seen a person with limited mobility use their.

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Understanding Assistive Technology: How Do Deaf-Blind People Use Technology?

Understanding digital accessibility challenges is easy if you know people with disabilities. But what if you’ve never seen a person who is blind use their.

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A man sits at a desk between two laptops, testing a website for accessibility. Behind him are an audit report with compliance score of 94% and various charts and graphs.
W3C Publishes Draft of Standard Format for Writing Accessibility Test Rules 

Today, July 30, 2019, the W3C published the draft of the first standard format for writing accessibility conformance testing rules—the ACT Rules Format 1.0. Level.

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Why is Digital Accessibility Important? Why Now?

Risk levels rise when you ignore digital accessibility. Inclusive technology—that is, technology that is accessible to people with a wide range of physical and cognitive.

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