There’s already a blueprint for a more accessible internet. If only designers would learn it

The internet can be a hostile space for 15% of the world’s population who experience some form of disability. Try navigating a website as someone who is visually impaired: Turn on voice command on your computer (Command ⌘ + F5  if you’re on a Mac, enable Navigator if you’re on a PC) and go to Amazon’s Kindle store. You’ll […]

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The Business Case for Digital Accessibility

A business case is a necessary tool for organizations when planning for various initiatives. Whether an organization is commercial, educational, non-profit, or governmental, most require justification for dedicating resources such as money or effort in support of a specific organizational policy or goal. “Business” in this article refers to all types of organizations with the […]

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Winn-Dixie Seeks Reversal Of Major Web Accessibility Ruling

Law360, Miami (October 4, 2018, 8:18 PM EDT) — Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. urged the Eleventh Circuit on Thursday to reverse a June 2017 decision that found its website violated a blind customer’s rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act and opened the floodgates for lawsuits against companies over website accessibility. Counsel for the Southern supermarket […]

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Cautionary Ruling for Website Accessibility: Gil v. Winn-Dixie Stores

Websites may constitute “public accommodations” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to one court. On June 12, 2017, in a case of first impression, a federal district court in Gil v. Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. held that a website that is heavily integrated with physical store locations and operates as “a gateway to the physical store […]

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