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Website Accessibility Editorial Featured in Star Advertiser

September 3, 2020

Website accessibility for people with disabilities — long one of the most important and least understood needs of the information age — is coming into sharp focus as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turned 30 last month. Read the Full Article


Aurora Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

July 27, 2020

Image Credit: ADA National Network The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law thirty years ago on July 26th, 1990. Since 1990, the ADA has evolved to become the cornerstone of civil rights legislation for people with disabilities. The ADA protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination in places of public accommodation, employment, and […]


The Promise (and Potential Pitfalls) of Automated Accessibility Solutions

July 23, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) holds the promise of transforming every aspect of our lives. From self-driving cars to autonomous robots, AI-powered solutions are revolutionizing industry and transforming the way we live, work and play.


COVID-19 Crisis Highlights the Need for Accessible Websites

April 29, 2020

In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever for organizations and businesses to prioritize accessibility to ensure that people with disabilities have access to critical services and supports. While families endure lock-downs and businesses shutter, the current crisis provides a tremendous challenge and opportunity for businesses to improve the accessibility of online services for […]


Orderspoon Takes the Lead in Digital Accessibility

October 16, 2019

Orderspoon (by 4 Leaf Labs), an online order app for restaurants, has set a new standard for accessibility in the online order space. The customizable Orderspoon app integrates with Clover POS, and has been updated to ensure compatibility with assistive technology devices (including screen readers and braille displays).


Supreme Court declines to hear case against Domino’s Pizza

October 11, 2019

The US Supreme Court has denied a petition by Domino’s pizza to rule on a lower court’s decision that it is liable for the inaccessibility of its website. In doing so, the Supreme Court, upheld the Ninth Circuit courts decision that the lawsuit does not violate Domino’s right to due process.


National Law Review Publishes Article on Website Accessibility Litigation

September 20, 2019

The National Law Review has published a new article on the growing risk of accessibility litigation. The article covers current legal trends, and some tips to avoid a costly ADA Title III lawsuit.


Accessibility of 2020 Presidential Candidates’ Websites

June 30, 2019

A recent article in Time highlights the inaccessibility of campaign websites for the 2020 presidential election candidates.


Domino’s Petitions the US Supreme Court to Review Website Accessibility Decision

June 28, 2019

Domino’s corporation has petitioned the US Supreme Court to review the Ninth Circuit Court’s decision to allow an accessibility lawsuit to proceed. The lawsuit was filed by Guillermo Robles in September 2016.


Apple Voice Control widens voice accessibility to iOS, MacOS

June 4, 2019

A complete voice-operated interface opens up Apple’s iPhones and computers to people with physical motor limitations.


 
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