This Sunday, July 26, 2015, marks the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On that day, I’ll be flying back from Washington, DC after attending a celebration of the ADA anniversary with my friends and former colleagues from... Read More
Categories for Accessibility
Last week was a busy week in Washington, DC for me. After getting in late on Monday night, I drove up to the Penn State Web Conference the next morning to talk about how to review wireframes for accessibility. This... Read More
Since the WCAG 2.0 standard was published by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) in December 2008, it has since become the de facto guideline for basing global Web accessibility standards. This is for good reason – WCAG 2.0 substantially... Read More
I have growing concerns about the application of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 to software and particularly mobile apps.
At the end of last month, the European Union Parliament passed a broad Web accessibility law. The EU Commission had recommended that only public sector websites that fell within one of twelve categories of specific social services be made accessible. ... Read More
On November 4, the Department of Transportation issued the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) to require U.S. and foreign air carriers to make their websites that market air transportation to the American public accessible to individuals with disabilities. Outlined below... Read More
Oh Canada! Wow, a lot has happened in Web accessibility in Canada. First, at the Federal level, this year marks a major landmark for government Web accessibility. By way of background, Canada has been tinkering with Web accessibility for about... Read More