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ADA Compliance: How Do You Test Full and Equal Access for a Website?

An overview of the two core questions we seek to answer to determine if a site provides full and equal access for users with disabilities.

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Use Case Testing for Accessibility

What is ‘use case’ testing? In a nutshell, use case testing is real-world testing. That is, it seeks to simulate—as closely as possible—a “real” user’s.

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Reporting Accessibility with VPAT 2: A Guide for Vendors

As the demand for accessible technology grows, so does the demand for product manufacturers and vendors to formally document their product’s or service’s conformance with accessibility standards.

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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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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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Understanding Assistive Technology: How Does a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Person Use Technology?

Thank you to our friends at 3PlayMedia for their collaboration on this article. Understanding digital accessibility challenges is easy if you know people with disabilities..

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Where Accessibility Lives: Incorporating A11y into Your Process and Team

Chief Experience Officer Derek Featherstone covers real-world examples of how to make accessibility live in your automation tools, style guides, pattern libraries, and design systems, ready to create a more accessible and inclusive web. 

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2019 Digital Accessibility Trends

Where does the world of digital accessibility stand? What trends are sweeping the marketplace? Which laws and regulations are new or changing soon? And how does it all relate to your organization?

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Winning at Scale: Accessibility in Design Systems and Design Ops

Learn strategies and best practices for building accessibility into your organization’s Design Ops.

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Report: State of Digital Accessibility 2019

UPDATE: The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report is available now! Level Access surveyed 550 accessibility professionals working in accessibility programs in organizations large and.

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