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Mobile Assistive Technology Overview

Original Presentation Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020 In recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), Level Access hosted this session to help raise awareness and.

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WCAG 2.1 and Mobile Accessibility

An overview of WCAG 2.1 success criteria for mobile & touchscreen devices and strategies for testing against the requirements.

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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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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 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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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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Webinar:The ADA and Web Accessibility: How to Minimize Legal Risks in Banking

Original Presentation Date: June 25, 2019 Web accessibility lawsuits reached an all-time high in 2018, with over 2,250 filed cases. Now, more than ever, it’s.

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Webinar: WCAG 2.1 and Mobile Accessibility

WCAG 2.1. Mobile Accessibility expert Kara VanRoekel walks through everything you need to know about the new guidelines (including when you should be implementing them).

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Webinar: Gray-Box Mobile Accessibility Testing

Original Presentation Date: June 5, 2019 Do you find accessibility testing for mobile to be difficult compared to testing websites? You’re not alone. There are different.

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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: ADA and the Internet- Legal Update

Original Presentation Date: May 16, 2019 How—and when—do the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other accessibility laws apply to websites, mobile apps, and other.

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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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Annual Record keeping Certification  for Products Including Games with Communications Features  Due to the FCC by April 1s t (No Joke)

If you provide advanced communication services (ACS) such as text chat, voice chat, email, and other two-way voice communications, you need to get started now.

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Accessibility within AR/VR: Jonathan Avila on the AT Banter podcast

I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on AT Banter: An Assistive Technology Podcast for their EPISODE 140 – Accessibility within Virtual Reality.

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Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball: Will We See Different Types of Cases in 2019 and Beyond?

With digital accessibility lawsuits at record numbers—more than 2,250 cases were filed in federal court under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act in.

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Webinar: 2019 State of Digital Accessibility Part 2 – Industry Drivers

Original Presentation Date: March 19, 2019 In the first webinar of this 2-part series, Level Access CEO Tim Springer looked at market drivers for digital accessibility.

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Mobile Accessibility 401: Let’s Get Testing!

When people ask questions about doing accessibility testing on mobile devices they are often making two basic assumptions. The first is that accessibility testing on.

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Mobile Accessibility 301: Switching Things up with Switch Access

Switch access is a way for people with limited mobility to interact with various communication and mobility devices.

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Mobile Accessibility 201: Colors, Contrast, and Magnification, Oh My!

Screen readers might be the best-known aspect of mobile accessibility, but they’re not the only game in town.

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Mobile Accessibility 101: Mobile Screen Readers

We’re kicking off our mobile accessibility series with a comparison of the TalkBack (Android) and VoiceOver (iOS) screen readers.

Accessible Mobile Apps for Retail & Restaurants

Original Presentation Date: May 31, 2018 Mobile apps have revolutionized retail and dining, presenting customers with more options—and more ways to shop and place their orders—than.

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Your Website is Accessible, but is Your Mobile App?

Mobile apps are everywhere. The explosion of smartphones and tablets over the past decade have made apps an increasingly important way for businesses to connect.

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AT&T Presents the First Real-Time Text (RTT) App

In mid-December, AT&T unveiled Real-time Text (RTT) communication service to better serve the deaf, deaf-blind, and speaking impaired community. RTT is intended to replace the.

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Making Financial Apps Accessible to People with Disabilities

Banking from home is one thing, but how great is it that we can trade stocks on the beach or manage a 401k while sitting.

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Making Online Banking and ATMs Accessible to People with Disabilities

Everyone wants equal access to their money. Gone are the days of stashing cash under your mattress or deciphering your handwriting in a checkbook register..

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Accessible Images Using Angular

Angular.js is becoming a widely used framework for web development. The framework allows developers to create readable code, is known to be fully extensible, and.

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M-Enabling 2015 and the Importance of Accessibility Training

This week I had the pleasure of attending the 4th Annual M-Enabling Summit in Washington DC.  For those of you not familiar with the event,.