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Global Accessibility Awareness Day 

Get Accessible  | May 16, 2024
Today, May 16th, marks a significant occasion in the realm of technology and digital innovation – Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). This annual event serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of creating a digital world that is accessible to all, regardless of ability or disability. It's not just about compliance with regulations; it's […]

W3C 

Get Accessible  | May 26, 2021
The worldwide organization that develops web standards.

Venmo 

Get Accessible  | May 26, 2021
Venmo is a free digital wallet that lets you make and share payments with friends. You can easily split the bill, cab fare, or much more.

Title II 

Get Accessible  | May 26, 2021
Title II of the ADA extends many of these regulations to government institutions that don’t receive federal money, such as state and local governments and their agencies.

SEO 

Get Accessible  | May 26, 2021
An acronym for “Search Engine Optimization.” Essentially, it means optimizing content so that it is most likely to be identified by search engines, in order to get traffic from “free,” “organic,” “editorial” or “natural” search results.

Semantic Markup 

Get Accessible  | May 26, 2021
The use of HTML markup to reinforce the semantics, or meaning, of the information in webpages and web applications rather than merely to define its presentation or look. For example, tagging first-level headlines as “h1” rather than merely making the font size larger or the typeface bold would be considered semantically correct. Semantic HTML is […]

Section 508 

Get Accessible  | May 26, 2021
Of the Act (usually just called “508”) requires that the of these institutions should make the information on their electronic media, such as their websites, available to all users regardless of disability. 

Section 504 

Get Accessible  | May 26, 2021
(or “504”) requires “reasonable accommodations” be made for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Screen Reader 

Get Accessible  | May 26, 2021
A software application which, rather than presenting web content visually, converts text into synthesized speech, allowing the user to listen to content.

Reasonable Accommodations 

Get Accessible  | May 26, 2021
Modifications or adjustments to tasks, environments or to ways things are done that enable individuals with disabilities to have an equal opportunity to participate.