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This week’s discussions on the topic of digital accessibility

Accessibility Bulletin


Our weekly roundup of the media’s key articles on the topic of digital accessibility.

UK | Death of the PDF? Not quite, but it’s great news for accessibility

On the 7th December 2020, the UK government updated its content design guidance for open formats… “If you publish a PDF or other non-HTML document without an accessible version, you may be breaking the law.”

https://econsultancy.com/death-of-the-pdf-not-quite-but-its-great-news-for-accessibility/

US | A Second California State Court Judge Says the ADA Covers Online-Only Businesses

California Superior Court Judge Gregory Kiosan decided that Title III of the ADA does cover online-only businesses and refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed against an online-only video game retailer.

https://www.adatitleiii.com/2020/08/a-second-california-state-court-judge-says-the-ada-covers-online-only-businesses/

CA | Digital Accessibility: Timing Is Everything, And The Time Is Now

Canadian businesses are facing a January 1, 2021 deadline to make websites and web content accessible. The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) requires organizations with 20 or more employees to file a compliance audit in advance of this filing deadline.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2020/11/04/digital-accessibility-timing-is-everything-and-the-time-is-now/?sh=5a95ae4e275d

ALL | Let’s make Accessibility sustainable at scale

When we examine the UN sustainable development goals …. we immediately think of - environmental degradation….talk about the parallels between environmental sustainability and accessibility and their implications on business and society.

https://atos.net/en/blog/lets-make-accessibility-sustainable-at-scale

US | Where to go for accessibility help when you are stuck

There are lots of resources, some obvious, some not so obvious…. Here are some places you can go to for help

https://sheribyrnehaber.medium.com/where-to-go-for-accessibility-help-when-you-are-stuck-3ec36de30dd5

 

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