Regulations and the Withdrawal of Proposed Rules Recently, there has been much discussion among the disability community regarding the withdrawal of proposed rules by the Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding the A.D.A. Two of the four proposed withdrawals may have a significant impact on disabled individuals and particularly those that have litigation pending for non-compliance, ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Accessibility: Regulations and the Withdrawal of Proposed Rules"
Choosing a Vendor: Many companies are starting to realize that promoting 508 compliances within their organizations is advantageous for business communications. It allows reaching a larger audience AND avoids potential legal complications. Selecting a vendor is a critical step. Here are a few helpful suggestions for a starting point. Deciding that your organization can and ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Accessibility: Choosing a Vendor"
All my articles share a common trait… They all refer to utilizing accessibility tools and following guidelines from W3C to help keep content available to an assistive reader or utilizing captioning or audio descriptions. But what about the actual content, that is the message itself that is being communicated? Writing content can be somewhat difficult ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Accessibility: Developing Content"
Starting with “Inclusive Design” in Mind When considering all the various points of accessibility; navigation, transcripts, descriptions and so forth, it is even more sensible to include these aspects when planning a document, video or other material. Being proactive with WCAG points when creating materials with accessibility as a key factor will assist greatly later ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Accessibility: Inclusive Design"