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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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Accessibility During an Outbreak: Public Safety Includes ALL Members of the Public

Amidst all the uncertainty and increased focus on public health, people will be asked to make all materials accessible. That will include: websites providing critical.

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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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Quick Facts about HUD’s Accessible Housing Settlement with the City of Los Angeles 

According to a press release earlier this month, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the city of Los Angeles reached an.

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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: 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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Digital Accessibility Case Filings Rebound in October/November after September Dip

While the decline in case filings in September may lead some to think the current wave of web accessibility litigation might be petering out, an.

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Over 470 Digital Accessibility Cases Filed in Q3 2018, Led By Lawsuits Against Retailers, Hotels, and Consumer Service Providers

More than 470 digital accessibility lawsuits were filed between July and September 2018, equaling 58% of total suits filed in 2017. These strong Q3 numbers.

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Webinar: Double Feature – Writing & Reading the VPAT

Original Presentation Date: November 13, 2018 Are you a vendor who sells to the U.S. Federal Government, state & local governments, or educational institutions, and must.

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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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Court of Appeals Rules Plaintiff Not Required to Exhaust Remedies under CVAA Before Bringing ADA Suit

A recent decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta could mean trouble for organizations and governmental bodies that stream video on their.

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Digital Accessibility Litigation Up 24% in August 2018

If you are concerned about your organization’s risk of an ADA lawsuit, contact us for a complimentary Risk Assessment of your website. If you have already.

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Infographic: North American Accessibility Laws and Digital Content Standards

Download this handy guide for a review of all accessibility laws and digital content standards in North America including: U.S. Federal Laws U.S. State Laws.

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Level the Vote: Digital Accessibility Laws for State & Local Governments

Voting is a cornerstone of American democracy, yet it remains inaccessible to many individuals with disabilities. This ebook explains what you need to know about.

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Web Accessibility Litigation Targets Retail and Consumer Services, Government Agencies in July 2018

If you are concerned about your organization’s risk of an ADA lawsuit, contact us for a complimentary Risk Assessment of your website. If you have already.

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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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Section 508 Refresh: Understanding the New Requirements

Original Presentation Date: February 20, 2018 Section 508 standards are federal acquisition requirements that apply to information and communications technology (ICT) that is used, developed, procured,.

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Are You Compliant with the 508 Refresh? Do You Need to Be?

As of January 18, 2018, information and communication technology (ICT) used, maintained, or developed by the federal government must conform with the Section 508 Refresh.

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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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California Passes New Digital Accessibility Law for State Agencies

As reported by Seyfarth Shaw’s ADA Title III blog, California has passed legislation requiring websites of state agencies and entities to be digitally accessible. The.

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Encore Webinar: Navigating VPAT® 2.0: A Guide for Vendors

Original Presentation Date: November 30, 2017 If you’re a vendor who sells products or services to the U.S. Federal Government – or to certain U.S. State.

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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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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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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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Use Case Testing

What is it, where does it fit in, and is it right for your situation? As a member of the Accessibility Services team at Level.

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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.