Considerations for accessible kiosk

How To Make Kiosk Accessible Reprint from The Paciello Group on WCAG considerations 2017 Special thanks to Matt Feldman for his contributions. From airports and train stations to government offices, restaurants, grocery stores and retailers, the use of kiosk machines is widespread as a convenience for customers and an alternative to human service by the kiosk provider. Long… Read More »

Webinars on Website Accessibility

U.S. Access Board to Conduct Webinars on Website Accessibility (September 5 and 24) Access to websites is essential in today’s digital environment for obtaining information, downloading data, sharing media, obtaining goods and services, and making other transactions. Many websites, however, remain off-limits to people with disabilities, particularly those with sensory impairments, because they are not structured and coded… Read More »

What is WCAG – WCAG Checklist for 2.1

What is WCAG The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines or WCAG provides technical Mobile specifications to improve the accessibility of web content, websites and Improves support for touch web applications on desktop computers, laptops, tablets and mobile devices for people with a wide range of disabilities, including auditory, cognitive, neurological, physical, speech and visual disabilities. What’s Different About WCAG 2.1? WCAG 2.0, released… Read More »

WCAG Overview by Deque – 2.1

Reprinted from Deque WCAG Overview 2.1: What is Next for Accessibility Guidelines By Glenda Sims June 06, 2018 WCAG Overview – Are you staying on top of your digital accessibility game? Don’t be caught by surprise that a new version of W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is on the horizon. In fact, the next “minor” version of WCAG… Read More »

ADA 29 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

29 Years of ADA and Americans with Disabilities Act Originally published on NJ.com   By Star-Ledger Guest Columnist By Peri Nearon Ideas are powerful things. They open the world. They eliminate discrimination. They ensure people are defined by potential. They change lives. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an idea that became reality, which is why it’s important… Read More »

New Accessibility technology assist boarding trains

Full article posted here New know-how being examined by the Lengthy Island Rail Street goals to provide riders with disabilities additional help when boarding a practice. The LIRR’s Glen Head station is the primary to host the brand new “Help Point” kiosk function, which assists riders with special wants in getting the eye of railroad personnel on an… Read More »

$3.25 Million Paid by Greyhound in Disability Settlement

Disability Settlement Greyhound The Department of Justice today announced payments by Greyhound Lines, Inc. totaling $2,966,000 to over 2,100 individuals who experienced disability discrimination while traveling or attempting to travel on Greyhound. The payments were part of a broader settlement from 2016 resolving the Department’s complaint that Greyhound, the nation’s largest provider of intercity bus transportation, engaged in… Read More »

What accessibility looks like 30 years after the ADA passed

Excerpt from The Denver Post May 2019 It is also a reminder of why it’s important to keep the pressure on government and private entities to make public places accessible to all. “The sort of run-of-the mill storefronts, restaurants, retail store, those really should be accessible now and a lot are but too many still are not,” said… Read More »

How Your Company To Prevent ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits

Excerpt from Search Engine Journal May 2019 Every day, websites and mobile apps prevent people from using them. Ignoring accessibility is no longer a viable option. How do you prevent your company from being a target for a website accessibility ADA lawsuit? Guidelines for websites wanting to be accessible to people with disabilities have existed for nearly two… Read More »

Accessibility at the forefront of tech

Excerpt from TheNextWeb 5/19/2019 STORY BY Andrew Burton Founder, The Circuit Board — Andrew is Head of Communications for 600+ staff music technology leader, Native Instruments in Berlin, a company with a vis… (show all) In March 2019 IKEA was praised for partnering with nonprofits to develop accessories that make its products more accessible for people with impairments. It’s a novel step forward but I can’t shake… Read More »