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Everything You Need to Know about Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPAT®)

May 25, 2022

The Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (or VPAT®) is the industry standard format for documenting accessibility conformance of information and communications technology (ICT) products and services.


Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022

May 19, 2022

Aurora Design and Consulting celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 19, 2022.


US Justice Department Provides New Guidance on Website Accessibility

April 8, 2022

The US Department of Justice has issued new guidance on website accessibility as it related to Title II and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 19, 2021

At Aurora Design and Consulting, our mission is to make the world a more accessible place for people of all abilities.


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.


 
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