Web Accessibility

Website Accessibility and ADA Compliance

What is Website Accessibility?

Website accessibility is making content easier to access and understand for everyone even people with various disabilities should be able to easily use and access the information on your site. (Disabilities such as: Visual, Hearing, Motor, and Cognitive)

Often small simple changes can make a huge impact on the accessibility of your site.

What are the Requirements and Standards?

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act

Title II of Americans with Disabilities Act

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Standards for Accessibility

Meeting Compliance

  • Images contain useful alt text.
  • Links are descriptive not ambiguous to screen readers.
  • Layout is clean well organized and easy to navigate.
  • Colors and text are easy to see and read.
  • Video and Audio content is captioned and/or scripted.
  • Content from other websites is linked to not embedded.
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