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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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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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Expanded for M-Enabling: The 2019 State of Digital Accessibility Report

Level Access has expanded the 2019 State of Digital Accessibility Report to reveal more insights from the original survey of 550 industry professionals, including more.

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Digital Accessibility in Healthcare: Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of a variety of different classifications including on the basis.

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Whitepaper: ADA Demand Letters & Settlements – Lessons Learned

Want a Win-Win ADA Settlement? If you’ve received a demand letter or are undergoing litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it can be.

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Report: State of Digital Accessibility 2019

Level Access and G3ict surveyed 550 professionals working in accessibility programs in organizations large and small and compiled the results into the first State of.

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Whitepaper: Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball 2019

Digital accessibility litigation reached an all-time high in 2018, with over 2250 cases filed in federal courts alone—nearly triple the number from 2017. But for.

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Making Education Websites Accessible to People with Disabilities

Today, much more education is happening online. Online universities offer students from all walks of life the opportunity to earn college degrees. And many traditional.

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Making Retail & Dining Websites Accessible to People with Disabilities

Shoppers with disabilities encounter many barriers while navigating retail and dining websites. Some of these are minor inconveniences, but others can make navigating any retail.

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The Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball: What does the future hold?

With our latest whitepaper, The Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball: What Does the Future Hold?, we wanted to pick the brains of the top experts in digital.

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Section 508 Refresh: Understanding the New Requirements

If you’re looking for information about the Section 508 Refresh, you’ve come to the right place! Our Section 508 Refresh whitepaper has been updated to.

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Section 508 Refresh: Understanding the New Requirements

If you’re looking for information about the Section 508 Refresh, you’ve come to the right place! Our Section 508 Refresh whitepaper has been updated to.

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Making Financial Technology Accessible to People with Disabilities

Don’t lock anyone out of being able to privately manage their finances. Clients with disabilities encounter many barriers when managing their money with online banking.

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Dealing with OCR Complaints: Advice for Educational Institutions

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) within the Department of Education (DOE) is responsible for collecting and investigating discrimination complaints against educational institutions. In 2016.

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Proposed Revisions to Title II of the ADA

Title II of the ADA establishes specific accessibility requirements for State and local government agencies and protects people with disabilities from discrimination in State and.

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Whitepaper: Making Travel & Hospitality Websites Accessible

Travelers with disabilities come across many barriers when planning, booking, and taking a trip, whether for business or pleasure. Some of these are minor inconveniences,.

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Digital Accessibility in Healthcare

Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of a variety of different classifications including on the basis.

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Proposed Revisions to Title II of the ADA

Title II of the ADA establishes specific accessibility requirements for State and local government agencies and protects people with disabilities from discrimination in State and.

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2016 Legal Landscape Update: State and Local Government

Last year saw a dramatic rise in lawsuits related to digital accessibility. State and local governments saw several developments. Organizations in the public sector have.

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What Should You Look for in an Accessibility Vendor?

Choosing which professional vendor to partner with can be difficult in any field or industry. However, this can seem especially daunting for those new to.