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Supreme Court weighs in on web accessibility

By Pat Kogos on October 14, 2019 in A11y, News

“In a potentially far-reaching move, the justices turned down an appeal from Domino’s and let stand a U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling holding that the Americans With Disabilities Act protects access not just to restaurants and stores but also to the websites and apps of those busin...

WebAIM Releases Screen Reader Survey #8

By Pat Kogos on September 30, 2019 in A11y, News

In August and September 2019, WebAIM conducted a survey of screen reader users. Highlights include: Primary screen reader used: NVDA (40.6%); followed closely by JAWS (40.1%) Most common way to find information using a screen reader: Navigating headings (68.8%) How likely is it that PDFs will cau...

Winn-Dixie Loses ADA Fight Over Website Accessibility

By William Emery on June 20, 2017 in A11y, News

Winn-Dixie was recently found in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act by a Miami federal judge for failing to make its website accessible to the visually impaired. The Miami-based grocery chain will set aside $250,000 to upgrade its site and was ordered to pay legal fees. Juan Gil, a ...