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Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. It’s a day meant to introduce the topic of digital accessibility and the needs of users with disabilities to everyone in the hopes of making their web experience a better one. Just four years ago, GAAD was a concept proposed by Los Angeles-based web developer, Joe Devon. Frustrated with the lack of information available about web accessibility, he sought to get like-minded developers and others in the digital world together to spread the word.…
Thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act, developers have increasingly been working accessible designs into their physical properties…but what about the digital ones? That’s right – your website needs to be accessible too, and that involves accessible design and development of a different nature. If you’re in the real estate or property management game, you know all about the Fair Housing Act. The mandate emphasizes that “It is unlawful to discriminate in any aspect of selling or renting housing or…
One of our Twitter followers is interested in solving important medical and scientific questions while making his data accessible to everyone, including users with disabilities. Using an API and a small suite of strong web code, accessibility can be automated and will remain accessible regardless of changing data.
CDG has designed another fully accessible digital solution for the growing population of users with vision loss. VisionAware.org was created for the American Foundation for the Blind and Reader’s Digest Partners for Sight.