Accessibility in the News—08/11/16 In this issue of Accessibility in the News (AITN), we have accessibility-related media coverage on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and accessible websites (senior care providers must comply with new regulations), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) title II and title III regulations (including a free 8/31/16 webinar to learn more), and innovations (that facilitate camping while using a wheelchair, browsing the web with a learning disability, and interacting with New York city[…]READ MORE about ACA Requires Accessible Websites; DOJ Implements ADA Rule; Innovations in Hearing Aids, Camping, Reading Apps
Microassist's Accessibility in the News
Microassist's Accessibility in the News is a widely read, free weekly newsletter curated by Jack McElaney. Newsletter sections include a compilation of accessibility articles and blogs, a list of accessibility conferences and training, accessibility job announcements, and a listing of accessibility resource pages.
Recently highlighted by Wall Street Journal, its sole purpose is to educate people interested or involved in accessibility related to the Americans with Disabilities Act Title I, II, or III, and Sections 504 and 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act. It also covers numerous international topics from all over the world.
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Accessibility in the News—8/3/16 In this issue of Accessibility in the News, we have accessibility-related media coverage of the rise in ADA lawsuits (including online real estate sites), Pokemon and gamers with disabilities, banking, health care, employment, education, and litigation. To receive Accessibility in the News via email, send a subscription request to email@example.com. Agents and brokers at risk of lawsuits over website accessibility 6/29 | Source: inman Real Estate News At the National Association of[…]READ MORE about ADA and Real Estate Lawsuits Rise, ACA and Online Accessibility, Job Perspectives
Accessibility in the News—07/16/16 In this issue of Accessibility in the News (AITN), higher education institutions mull over accessible online learning. informing web accessibility standards while also advocating for embracing a broader range of online course dynamics. Meanwhile, the Bank of England is introducing accessible, tactile bank notes for those with visual impairments—adding to other initiatives enabling accessible banking. To receive Accessibility in the News via email, send a subscription request to firstname.lastname@example.org.[…]READ MORE about Higher Ed Informs Accessible Online Learning, England Plans Tactile Currency
Accessibility in the News—06/16/16 Does the Americans with Disabilities Act apply to websites? This issue of Accessibility in the News (AITN) provides an example of how inaccessible websites can be subject to litigation. Many are saying that accessibility mandates that apply to brick and mortar stores also apply to retail websites, like the one for this clothing chain. To receive Accessibility in the News via email, send a subscription request to email@example.com.[…]READ MORE about Hugo Boss Website Alleged to Violate Americans with Disabilities Act