To comply with accessibility law and be inclusive you must provide an equal experience for all users, regardless of disability. To accomplish this goal, you must develop all your digital content with accessibility in mind. The media platforms encompass websites, videos, e-learning, documents, and an ever-growing list of other mediums. The wide use of PDF documents on websites and in email means PDF document accessibility plays a vital role in[…]READ MORE about Ten Accessibility Errors Automated Tools Miss on PDF Documents
A³: Accessibility, Asked & Answered
A web accessibility audit evaluates a digital asset for accessibility to people with disabilities. The audit may be for a website, web application, mobile app, desktop application, or any product that contains a user interface. The audit typically involves reviewing the digital assets’ content, design, and code to identify any barriers that may prevent people with disabilities from accessing or using the site. Audit Motivation There are many reasons why[…]READ MORE about Accessibility Asked and Answered: What is a Web Accessibility Audit?
In today’s purchasing market, accessibility is an increasingly important factor for companies looking to sell their products and services to government agencies, universities, and other organizations that care about accessibility. Many organizations now require a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) during the purchasing process to assess the accessibility of a product or service and determine if it meets their accessibility requirements. A VPAT is a document that provides detailed information on the accessibility of a product[…]READ MORE about Why Every Product Needs a VPAT
Last year, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) began acting on Directive (DIR) 2018-04, placing an increased emphasis on disability inclusion in the workplace. In order to accomplish that goal, the agency said it will be conducting “focused reviews” of compliance with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires federal contractors to take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain individuals with disabilities. Focused reviews may[…]READ MORE about Digital Accessibility Checklist for Section 503 Focused Reviews
Are you searching for a PDF document remediation service? When you compare document remediation services, it’s important to evaluate the cost and quality of service. You will frequently get a price per page ranging from $5/page to $15/page. Why the large range in price? How do you evaluate the price vs. value? To evaluate the price vs value, you need to establish your goal in remediating the documents. Is the[…]READ MORE about Four Questions to Ask Your PDF Document Remediation Service
What do digital development, legislation, and litigation have in common? Each needs an accessibility standard to provide a common language that describes an inclusive experience for people with disabilities. In response to this need, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) created the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The WCAG is a set of accessibility principles that guide the development of accessible websites, mobile apps, documents, video, and other forms of[…]READ MORE about What is WCAG? An Overview of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
What does VPAT® stand for? VPAT stands for Voluntary Product Accessibility Template. A VPAT is a document template used to create a report on how accessible an information and communication technology (ICT) product is. ICT products include software, mobile applications, websites, documentation, or hardware. The generated report helps the procurement community assess the level of accessibility conformance during the market research and proposal evaluation stages. Once the VPAT is complete, it becomes an Accessibility[…]READ MORE about VPAT: The Ultimate Contracting Guide