7 07, 2017

UPDATE: EU Web Accessibility Legislation Timeline

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Adopted in 2016, the EU directive on making websites and mobile apps accessible to individuals with disabilities impacts all public sector bodies in all EU member states. The goal of the directive is to build a social and inclusive EU, where all Europeans can fully participate in the digital economy and society. Implementation Timeline: All [...]

16 05, 2017

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview – Mary Fernandez

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User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Mary Fernandez. Mary Fernandez is [...]

6 04, 2017

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview – Melissa Stockwell

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User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Melissa Stockwell. Melissa Stockwell is [...]

16 03, 2017

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview – Judith Heumann

By | March 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview – Judith Heumann

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Judith Heumann. Judith Heumann [...]

19 01, 2017

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview – Mark Pollock

By | January 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview – Mark Pollock

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Mark Pollock. Mark Pollock is an [...]

2 12, 2016

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016

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Promoted by the United Nations (UN), International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is an annual event held on December 3rd around the globe. Held for the first time in 1992, the main objective of IDPD has always been twofold: first, to promote a greater understanding of issues facing people with disabilities, thereby increasing support [...]

30 11, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Brett Heising

By | November 30th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Brett Heising

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Brett Heising. Brett Heising is the [...]

21 11, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Simon Wheatcroft

By | November 21st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Simon Wheatcroft

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Simon Wheatcroft. Simon Wheatcroft is [...]

16 11, 2016

Q&A Session with WCAG Working Group Regarding WCAG 2.1 Update

By | November 16th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Q&A Session with WCAG Working Group Regarding WCAG 2.1 Update

On October 12, 2016, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published a blog post exploring a possible update to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 standards. This new iteration—WCAG 2.1, as it will be known—will build upon its predecessor, which is already considered the gold standard of accessibility guidelines for the web. WCAG 2.0 [...]

15 11, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Randy Lewis

By | November 15th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Randy Lewis

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Randy Lewis. Randy Lewis [...]

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