Company web sites must meet WCAG 2.0 guidelines, these guidelines are set by the World Wide Web Consortium as an international standard to make websites accessible for the widest range of individuals to use.Why Accessibility?WCAG 2.0 guidelines are intended to help provide equal access to websites for individuals with disabilities. The standards, for example, provide […]
In 2009 a dispute arose over the accessibility of the American Cancer Society’s information materials. Materials including the nonprofits website, brochures and documents were being presented in formats that were inaccessible to the visually impaired. In February of 2009, The American Council of the Blind notified the American Cancer Society of the dispute and offered to initiate in Structured Negotiations in order to avoid a lawsuit.
AOL (AOL.com), web portal and online service provider, has avoided a significant court battle by agreeing to make its next version of their software more accessible.
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) brought on allegations that the company software was inaccessible. NFB claimed AOL content and software were not available using a screen reader or […]