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- U.S. Access Board
- W3C and WCAG 2.0
In business? Your attorney wants you to think about accessibility
Monday, April 22, 2013
The ADA is coming to your website and other customer and employee communications. What are you doing about it?
Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Conducts Accessibility Compliance Review
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The U.S. Dept. of Education and South Carolina Technical College System (SCTCS) agreed to ensure that SCTCS websites and its 16-member colleges are accessible to persons with disabilities.
Tagging Lists in MS Word & PowerPoint
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
If you aren't very careful you can easily damage lists in MS Word and PowerPoint making them inaccessible. We've got an app for that.
Images of Text
Thursday, February 21, 2013
PDFs are often highly styled, which can mean ligatures, drop-caps and images of text, but CommonLook PDF can help.
Tagging headings for accessible navigation
Monday, January 28, 2013
For AT users, ensuring headings are tagged can make the difference between usable and unusable PDF files.
Setting Language Attributes
Monday, December 31, 2012
It's important to ensure that language changes are reflected in the respective tag's attributes.
PDF may be Web Content, but it's Always PDF
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
WCAG 2.0 is for web content, not all content. It's important to use the most applicable standard for any given technology.
Developing a Business Case for Accessible PDF
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Accessible PDF can help your organization improve communications, reduce overhead and help you stand out from the rest. What's not to like?
PDF/UA goes Down Under
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Australia leads with government policies promoting accessibility in web content. It is also home to the only screen reader developer (so far) to announce its intent to support PDF/UA.