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The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report
Industry Report: The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility

This 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report compiles the results of this year’s survey of over 1100 professionals across industries and job roles who shared.

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Featherstone & Friends: Designing & Developing Responsive Pages

Derek and special guest Ethan Marcotte explore the benefits of responsive web design for people with disabilities and some of the biggest areas in RWD where accessibility can slip through the cracks.

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Inaccessible Healthcare Websites: The Risk of Litigation and Patients’ Health

Original Presentation Date: January 16, 2020 We get it, healthcare providers need to comply under a lot of accessibility laws. Section 1557, Section 504, ADA.

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How Does Accessibility Impact Healthcare Patient Privacy?

If you receive funding from HHS or other federal agencies, the law requires you to make your information and communications technology accessible to people with disabilities. If you have not audited your systems for accessibility, that is a great place to start.

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Digital Accessibility for Regional Telecom Providers

Home is where the WiFi connects automatically and your TV has all your favorite shows recorded. But telecommunications services and hardware are not always easy.

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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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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.

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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Understanding Assistive Technology: How Do Legally Blind People and Others with Low Vision Use the Internet?

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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Webinar: Where Accessibility Lives: Incorporating A11y into Your Process and Team

Chief Experience Officer Derek Featherstone covered 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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Understanding Assistive Technology: How Does a Blind Person use the Internet?

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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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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Digital Accessibility: How Smaller Healthcare Companies Can Remain Competitive with Industry Giants

If you’re a smaller healthcare company looking to scale, becoming digitally accessible to your customers is a must…and may soon no longer be an option

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Webinar: LendKey’s Journey to Make Lending Simple Through Digital Accessibility

Original Presentation Date: Thursday, June 20th Are you unsure about the whys and hows of building a digital accessibility program at your organization? Learn why.

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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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Webinar: Big Organization Accessibility – Aetna Case Study

Original Presentation Date: June 13, 2019 Establishing an enterprise-wide accessibility program for a large and diverse company can be a challenging task. In this webinar,.

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Webinar: Winning at Scale: Accessibility in Design Systems and Design Ops

Original Presentation Date: May 28, 2019 Design Ops, which operationalizes the design process to give designers and copywriters room to focus on the things they.

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Webinar Series:
Best of CSUN 2019

If you weren’t able to attend the 2019 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference (or maybe you were, but had to miss some of our sessions) now you’ll be able to enjoy the same talks by industry experts from the comfort of your own desk.

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2019 Digital Accessibility Trends: An Evening With Tim Springer [2019-04-02]

Download Tim Springer’s A11yNYC Meetup Slides Level Access CEO Tim Springer shared a data-driven overview of where digital accessibility is heading in 2019, including the.

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Report: State of Digital Accessibility 2019

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

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Webinar: What You Need to Know About Digital Accessibility When Selling to the Government

Original Presentation Date: February 5, 2019 In this webinar specifically for organizations that sell products and services to the government, Level Access Chief Accessibility Officer.

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Webinar: Getting to ‘Yes’ – Building Internal Support for Accessibility Initiatives

Original Presentation Date: January 31, 2019 Are you the accessibility specialist or champion for your organization? Or maybe just beginning to head up your team’s.

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Why Marketers Need to Plan for Digital Accessibility

Original Presentation Date: December 20, 2018 Marketing teams produce content for web and mobile apps on a daily basis, but often overlook accessibility in the process..

How Accessibility Improves the User Experience

Level Access’s Tim Springer will share why making your content accessible improves the user experience for all users.

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Meaningful Alt Text for Pictures & Portraits

Back in the days when our computers screeched as they connected to the internet, we needed alternative (“alt”) text to stand in when images wouldn’t.

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Quick Tips for Writing Meaningful Alt Text Webinar – Q&A and Resources

Thank you to everyone who attended my webinar/writing workshop last week, Quick Tips for Writing Meaningful Alt Text (Even If You’re Not a Writer). It was a.

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WCAG 2.1 Factsheet

When standards change, Level Access is here to bring clarity! Download our WCAG 2.1 Factsheet for a no-nonsense guide to the new success criteria. Contents.

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Quick Tips for Writing Meaningful Alt Text (Even If You’re Not a Writer)

Original Presentation Date: October 25, 2018 Alternative text is a key part of making a website accessible to people who are blind or low vision. Without.

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WCAG 2.1: What You Need to Know to Ensure Compliance

Original Presentation Date: September 19, 2018 The WCAG 2.1 standards were released this summer and have made several new (or updated) recommendations for digital accessibility best.

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VIDEO: AbiliTrek Founder (& Level Access Alum) Daman Wandke on Accessible Travel

Traveling can and should be a great experience for everyone, but all too often, the hospitality industry does not meet the needs of people with.

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A B2B Buyer’s Crash Course in Digital Accessibility

Congrats! You have a job spending oodles of someone else’s money. But you’ve been told that you need to procure accessible technology. What exactly does.

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CSUN 2018 Takeaways: Pearson’s Accessible Equation Editor Teaches Us More Than Math

Did you attend CSUN this year? If not, we can bring a little bit of CSUN to you! We asked our Levelers to share about some.

On-Demand Webinar: Q&A about Section 1557

Original Presentation Date: April 12, 2018 We know you have lots of questions about Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act and how it affects your.

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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.

PDF Accessibility Basics Webinar Series

On-Demand Webinar Series This eight-part series covers core PDF accessibility concepts in convenient 30-minute sessions. All webinars in the series are available on-demand and include.

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Pew Pew Pew! We Wanna Play, too! Making Video Games Accessible

According to a recent study, 65% of American households have at least one gamer. In addition, nearly 20% of all Americans have a disability that.

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Accessibility in the Virtual/Augmented Reality Space

Original Presentation: July 13, 2017 Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) is one of the hottest topics in technology right now. One of the challenges.

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The Trouble with Tables: A Brief Introduction

This is the first in a three-part series of blog posts that is dedicated to the many people in Government agencies who deal with PDF files.

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Beautiful, Accessible UX: SSB Presents at Accessibility Camp Bay Area

Websites can be both beautiful and accessible, but it takes teamwork to make it happen. Learn technical tricks as well as process solutions for making.

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Web Accessibility Isn’t About “Better” – It’s About Equality

Guest blog by David Ashleydale, Web Accessibility Strategist We all know images that represent some kind of content need to have appropriate ALT text assigned.

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Does the Business Case for IT Accessibility Matter?

reposted by permission from guest blogger Jeff Kline (http://strategicaccessibility.com/) I recently returned from DEEP 2012, a conference on ICT accessibility organized by G3ict and sponsored.

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How to get a VPAT

Many customers come to Level Access with the goal of getting a VPAT for their product. (Often that happens sometime between April and July when.