Businesses Need to Ensure Their Website is AccessibleToday’s world functions are largely online; it is where people work, research, plan, communicate and stay up to date. Businesses and organizations are constantly trying to create the latest and greatest website, making certain their site is easy to locate and appealing to customers. But it’s time […]
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.
March 15, 2007- Disability Rights Advocates along with the National Federation of the Blind reached a settlement with Amazon.com. The dispute arose over the accessibility of the major online retail company’s website. Under the agreement, Amazon will take necessary steps to make its site, along with numerous other affiliated company websites, accessible to individuals having […]