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15 09, 2016

The Need for Web Accessibility in Human Resources

By | September 15th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on The Need for Web Accessibility in Human Resources

Recent news regarding web accessibility commonly focuses on individuals with disabilities as customers and/or consumers. This makes sense—regulations are in place for businesses (Title III of the ADA and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation act, for example) to make their online presence accessible to the general public, and failing to do so leaves them liable [...]

22 08, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Steve Way

By | August 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Steve Way

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Steve Way. Steve Way is [...]

11 08, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Jerry Kessler

By | August 11th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Jerry Kessler

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Dr. Jerry Kessler. Dr. [...]

9 08, 2016

Let’s Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Website!

By | August 9th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Let’s Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Website!

On August 6, the world marked a major technological anniversary that went mostly unnoticed. 25 years ago to the day was when the first website went live to the public. Created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the first website is a far cry from what we are accustomed to today. Berners-Lee’s first webpage consisted of a [...]

22 07, 2016

New Web Accessibility Ruling for Health Care Providers

By | July 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on New Web Accessibility Ruling for Health Care Providers

On May 18, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a new rule under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and sex by managed care programs that receive federal financial assistance from the HHS. As most health care [...]

13 07, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Marcie Lipsitt

By | July 13th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Marcie Lipsitt

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Marcie Lipsitt. Marcie Lipsitt [...]

28 06, 2016

Web Accessibility Requirements for Schools

By | June 28th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Requirements for Schools

We’ve touched upon Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in previous posts. Title III focuses on the treatment of individuals with disabilities within places of public accommodations. This post will examine two other regulatory standards that have recently been causing a legal stir, this time focusing on the accessibility of school websites. Web [...]

6 06, 2016

Web Accessibility Initiatives: European Union (Update)

By | June 6th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Initiatives: European Union (Update)

We’ve already covered the different efforts that the European Commission—the executive body of the EU, responsible for proposing legislation—is implementing to improve web accessibility within the EU in an earlier blog post. Although admirable in theory, no concrete framework had been established to govern web accessibility across the 28 member state countries. Until recently, that [...]

25 05, 2016

New York City Enacts Web Accessibility Law

By | May 25th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on New York City Enacts Web Accessibility Law

On March 14, New York City passed legislation requiring all of its government agencies to make their websites accessible to individuals with disabilities. As the City’s largest employer, the New York City government recently passed legislation requiring all its government agencies to comply with web accessibility standards, following the requirements of the Web Content Accessibility [...]

19 05, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Shadi Abou-Zahra

By | May 19th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Shadi Abou-Zahra

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This is interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. Our first feature is on Shadi [...]

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