Accessibility.com celebrates the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by promoting accessibility education and awareness.
Today, on the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Accessibility.com celebrates the inclusion and access promoted by the historic civil rights law for Americans with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities to access businesses, employment, transportation, telecommunications, and state and local government programs and services as well.
Accessibility.com’s mission is to create objective and trustworthy information and resources to become a catalyst for equal access to the physical and digital worlds. To that end, Accessibility.com has identified critical barriers to accessibility, which include but are not limited to:
- Effective Communication
To promote access and equality, Accessibility.com has worked to remove barriers by implementing the following resources for professionals working in accessibility:
- Dedicated legal database
- Continuing education opportunities
- Live trainings and conferences
- Newsletters to promote trends and best practices in accessibility
- Monthly legal recaps
- Guides, best practices, and policies and procedures
Accessibility.com is proud of our role in promoting accessibility and equal access, while recognizing there is much work to be done. As we celebrate the 31st Anniversary, we have opened registration for AccessibilityPlus, a live three-day virtual conference to promote inclusion, diversity, accessibility, and equal access. The conference is free to attend for the first 500 participants and will be the first of its kind with representation from Fortune 500 Companies that have demonstrated commitment to accessibility and organizations dedicated to removing barriers for persons with disabilities. For more information about the conference, speakers, and topics, please visit our AccessibilityPlus registration page.