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Five Reasons Businesses Don't Make Their Websites Accessible Until They're Sued, and Why That Approach Fails

Despite the uptick in website accessibility lawsuits in recent years, many businesses don't take action to make...

Digital Accessibility 3 min read
One of the biggest misconceptions about accessibility is that it requires expensive, cumbersome, and hard-to-find...
Digital Accessibility 1 min read
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990 to prohibit discrimination against people...
Legal 3 min read
Understanding the people who use websites or apps allows for the creation of better and more-compliant experiences...
Digital Accessibility 2 min read
Hearing loss is common and many people experience it at some point during their lives. Approximately 48 million...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
Finding accessible housing can be a challenge for people with disabilities. Studies show that accessible housing...
Legal 3 min read
Decades ago, engineer Ralph Braun, who had been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, designed his first assistive...
Technology and Innovation 1 min read
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread through the U.S. and schools closed in the spring of 2020, the College Board...
Education 3 min read
The term "legally blind" is commonly heard and used, but it may not always be used correctly. For example, many...
Research and Stats 2 min read
Between two and eight percent of people with a visual impairment use a white cane, according to the Perkins School...
Technology and Innovation 2 min read

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Do All Deaf People Use Sign Language?

When you encounter someone who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, your first instinct may be to use your hands to communicate. Maybe you’re fluent in...

Research and Stats 2 min read
With text making up so much of the digital content that we consume, keeping it accessible is a crucial step in...
Technology and Innovation 3 min read
One simple way clothing stores, mall outlets, gyms and fitness boutiques can build loyalty with the one in four...
Physical Accessibility 3 min read
One in four U.S. adults – or 61 million Americans – has a disability. Each one of those is a potential employee,...
Legal 3 min read
If your business requires a sales or service counter, it’s important to ensure the counter meets a set of...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990 to prohibit discrimination against people...
Legal 3 min read
In the past few years, autism has been in the media more than it ever has before. This is a very positive change —...
Research and Stats 8 min read
A few decades ago, people who were diagnosed with a disability were pigeonholed into a category and often set on a...
Research and Stats 5 min read
An estimated 32.2 percent of the population experiences negative health effects from exposure to scented products....
Employment 3 min read
The term crip time is used by some disability theorists and advocates to describe disabled individuals’ unique...
Research and Stats 2 min read