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Website Accessibility presentation given at MWLUG 2017
Sun, Aug 13th 2017 82
Website Accessibility presentation given at JavaScript Meetup on July 20, 2017
Fri, Jul 21st 2017 4
How the Updated Section 508 Standards Map to WCAG 2.0
Tue, Mar 7th 2017 4
Section 508 Refresh: How WCAG Impacts Federal Website Accessibility Requirements
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 2
MOBILE TECHNOLOGY FOR ALL ABILITIES: THE NEED FOR ACCESSIBLE APPS
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 3
WCAG 2.0 AA Gains Prominence as Website Accessibility Standard
Mon, Feb 13th 2017 3
Is your Website 508 Ready?
Thu, Feb 2nd 2017 5
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Website Accessibility presentation given at MWLUG 2017
Sun, Aug 13th 2017 82
Section 508 Final Rule 2017 Refresh
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 5
Differences between ARIA 1.0 and 1.1: Changes
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 5
Is your Website 508 Ready?
Thu, Feb 2nd 2017 5
How the Updated Section 508 Standards Map to WCAG 2.0
Tue, Mar 7th 2017 4
Website Accessibility presentation given at JavaScript Meetup on July 20, 2017
Fri, Jul 21st 2017 4
Creating an ADA-compliant website
Thu, Sep 8th 2016 3
SECTION 508 GETS ICT UPGRADE TO MATCH WCAG LEVEL A & AA STANDARDS
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 3
Differences between ARIA 1.0 and 1.1: Deprecations & Additions
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 3
‘Hamilton’ Sued for Not Accommodating Blind Patrons
Thu, Jan 26th 2017 3


Roy Rumaner
Blog Title Website Accessibility, the Who, the Why and the How
Blog Description Understanding the law as it applies to accessibility and your website and how to achieve compliance
Blog URL https://websiteaccessibilityblog.com
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Website Accessibility presentation given at MWLUG 2017
Sun, Aug 13th 2017 4:25a   Roy Rumaner
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Website Accessibility presentation given at JavaScript Meetup on July 20, 2017
Fri, Jul 21st 2017 12:14p   Roy Rumaner
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How the Updated Section 508 Standards Map to WCAG 2.0
Tue, Mar 7th 2017 10:14p   Roy Rumaner
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Section 508 Refresh: How WCAG Impacts Federal Website Accessibility Requirements
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 10:34p   Roy Rumaner
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MOBILE TECHNOLOGY FOR ALL ABILITIES: THE NEED FOR ACCESSIBLE APPS
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 2:35p   Roy Rumaner
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WCAG 2.0 AA Gains Prominence as Website Accessibility Standard
Mon, Feb 13th 2017 2:30p   Roy Rumaner
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Is your Website 508 Ready?
Thu, Feb 2nd 2017 5:46p   Roy Rumaner
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Differences between ARIA 1.0 and 1.1: Changes
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 2:50a   Roy Rumaner
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‘Hamilton’ Sued for Not Accommodating Blind Patrons
Thu, Jan 26th 2017 3:51a   Roy Rumaner
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Court Orders Company to Make Website Accessible to the Blind
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 6:17p   Roy Rumaner
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Section 508 Final Rule 2017 Refresh
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 4:32a   Roy Rumaner
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Differences between ARIA 1.0 and 1.1: Additions to ‘role’
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 11:56p   Roy Rumaner
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Differences between ARIA 1.0 and 1.1: Deprecations & Additions
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 11:55p   Roy Rumaner
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Obama Administration Releases Major Update To Section 508, Mandates Web Accessibility for People with Disabilities
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 10:36p   Roy Rumaner
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SECTION 508 GETS ICT UPGRADE TO MATCH WCAG LEVEL A & AA STANDARDS
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 10:33p   Roy Rumaner
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Companies Face Lawsuits Over Website Accessibility For Blind Users
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 2:15p   Roy Rumaner
By SARA RANDAZZO – WSJ More than 240 businesses nationwide have been sued in federal court since the start of 2015 The disability lawsuits started hitting the Pittsburgh federal courthouse last July, all claiming corporations’ websites violated the law by not being accessible to the blind. The first round came against household names such as … Continue reading "Companies Face Lawsuits Over Website Accessibility For Blind Users"
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How the Web Became Unreadable
Tue, Oct 25th 2016 3:26p   Roy Rumaner
I thought my eyesight was beginning to go. It turns out, I’m suffering from design. It’s been getting harder for me to read things on my phone and my laptop. I’ve caught myself squinting and holding the screen closer to my face. I’ve worried that my eyesight is starting to go. These hurdles have made me … Continue reading "How the Web Became Unreadable"
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Business Websites Need to Be ADA Compliant or Risk Being Sued
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 4:03p   Roy Rumaner
If your business website is not in compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA), it needs to be – soon! Businesses across the country are being sued for millions of dollars for not having websites that meet the minimum compliance requirements set forth by the ADA Law of 1990 and the Department of Justice technical memorandum … Continue reading "Business Websites Need to Be ADA Compliant or Risk Being Sued"
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Designing Accessible Web Forms
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 2:52p   Roy Rumaner
Why are forms such tricky business? Perhaps because there are lots of very unforgiving pieces of code involved. It might have to do with the troublesome process of creating an interaction between your form and another computer-based entity, such as another form, or a database. And of course, the trickiest interaction of all takes place … Continue reading "Designing Accessible Web Forms"
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Tips and Tricks to Improve Web Accessibility
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 2:46p   Roy Rumaner
1. Relative Font Sizes Use relative font sizes expressed in percentages or ems, rather than absolute font sizes expressed in points or pixels. This practice allows users to make the text larger or smaller as desired—an important feature for users with low vision. 2. Provide Alternative Text for Images It is absolutely necessary to provide … Continue reading "Tips and Tricks to Improve Web Accessibility"
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Creating an ADA-compliant website
Thu, Sep 8th 2016 4:07p   Roy Rumaner
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that businesses and nonprofit services providers make accessibility accommodations to enable the disabled public to access the same services as clients who are not disabled. This includes electronic media and websites. While the ADA applies to businesses with 15 or more employees, even smaller businesses … Continue reading "Creating an ADA-compliant website"
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Do You See What I See (SlideShare Presentation)
Fri, Sep 2nd 2016 6:30p   Roy Rumaner
Presentation made at MWLUG in Austin, TX on August 25, 2016  
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Website Accessibility & Certification
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 3:59a   Roy Rumaner
Introduction to Website Accessibility & Certification




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