In commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 0n 7/26/2021, the U.S. Access Board is spotlighting some common accessible design features that make everyday life easier for everyone, including people without disabilities. Here are 7 accessible design features in everyday life: Ramps… Continue Reading From the U.S. Access Board: Accessible Design Features in Everyday Life
https://itif.org/publications/2021/06/03/improving-accessibility-federal-government-websites OK, so we just remediate PDFs, but there’s work for website accessibility specialists: “According to the report, 30% of the most popular federal websites did not follow modern web… Continue Reading Website Accessibility Woes!
Compliant documents are ACCESSIBLE documents Did you know that 285 million people in the world have some degree of visual impairment? 275 million have moderate-to-profound hearing impairment, and many more… Continue Reading Why is Section 508 Compliance Important?
In January 2017, the U.S. Access Board finally issued the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Standards and Guidelines, in the first revision/update of the existing Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility… Continue Reading WCAG Rules the Day!
Here’s a little primer on tagging PDFs for Section 508 compliance, just four pictures worth a thousand words each- this is from an AIM document audit: Screenreaders like JAWS read the… Continue Reading Sample Section 508 Audit and Primer
Many of our clients ask about Section 508 remediation for Word and PowerPoint documents. Why don’t we offer that service? First let’s look at what these animals are: Microsoft Word… Continue Reading Why Publish As PDF?
“Accessibility In Mind” means thinking about accessibility EARLY in the production process. We work with our clients to create procedures that reduce the time and cost of remediation. Using best… Continue Reading What Do You Mean, Accessibility In Mind?
What Is Accessibility? In the physical world, accessibility is the “attribute of being easy to deal with when needed.” The curb cut is a useful example: It is a solid… Continue Reading Accessibility For the Information Age
Section 508 remediation is the process of converting a PDF document into a resource that is accessible to individuals with disabilities, and compliant with the federal regulations in Section 508… Continue Reading What is Section 508 PDF Remediation?
PDF is a publication format, and almost all PDFs were created from a production application, most commonly Word, InDesign, or PowerPoint. The native file is exported and converted to PDF… Continue Reading Accessibility Best Practices: Tagged PDF