Procurement Guide to ADA Compliance and Web Accessibility

If you’re a procurement manager, the guide below will help you with vetting vendors and third parties for digital accessibility and ADA compliance. Difference Between Web and Digital Accessibility Web and digital accessibility are used interchangeably but here’s the difference: Web pertains to all things web: websites, mobile apps, documents hosted online, etc. Digital accessibility […]

Online Accessibility Act Review

On October 2, 2020 a bipartisan bill was introduced by Congressmen Lou Correa and Ted Budd.  The bill, officially The Online Accessibility Act (OAA), is a proposed amendment (Title VI) to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and was created with the intentions of increasing accessibility and reducing “predatory lawsuits filed against businesses.” […]

VPAT® Guide

VPAT® stands for Voluntary Product Accessibility Template. A VPAT is a document that helps procurement agents quickly assess your digital product’s accessibility. VPATs are issued for a wide range of digital products including web products, desktop applications, software, and hardware. What is it? A VPAT is an overview that addresses the accessibility of a product […]

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview

Web accessibility starts with conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The WCAG are technical standards published by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to make the web more accessible. After discussing what web content accessibility is and how it can benefit us all, we will look at […]

Section 508 Compliance Testing for Websites

This quick guide will help you understand how to make your website Section 508 compliant. We will look at what section 508 is and who it applies to, the benefits of Section 508 compliance, and how best to test for it. What is Section 508? Section 508 (29 U.S.C. § 794d) is an amendment to […]