The WashU Web Accessibility Users Group meets to share knowledge about standards and best practices for creating and supporting web-based content that’s accessible to people with disabilities and those using assistive technologies.

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A11y in Higher Education

“To meet the needs of all users, colleges and universities must weave a mind-set of accessibility into institutional culture, using a process that includes all parts of a campus… Most people in education understand that the accessibility of electronic resources is essential, not only because it is mandated by law but also because it is […]

Welcome WCAG 2.1

On June 5, 2018, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. WCAG 2.1 builds upon the previous WCAG 2.0 guidelines, and is “intended to provide a better web experience for three majors groups of individuals: users with cognitive or learning disabilities, users with low vision, and users with disabilities […]

iOS 11 Accessibility Updates

iOS 11 was released on September 19. Apple continues to improve its mobile operating system by adding or enhancing accessibility features. The following are examples of some accessibility improvements now available. Smart Invert Colors A new option has been added to the color inversion feature called Smart Invert. With Smart Invert enabled, images and videos […]

Accessibility according to actual people with disabilities

“If you have a disability, what’s the hardest thing about browsing the web?” The answers to Safia Abdalla’s tweet are truly eye-opening and shows us what web accessibility should really be about. Accessibility according to actual people with disabilities – Axess Lab