Resources

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Web Accessibility Initiative

https://www.w3.org/WAI/

The WebAIM Million

An annual accessibility analysis of the top 1,000,000 home pages
https://webaim.org/projects/million/

How People with Disabilities Use the Web

https://www.w3.org/WAI/people-use-web/

5 most annoying website features I face as a blind person every single day

https://bighack.org/5-most-annoying-website-features-i-face-as-a-blind-screen-reader-user-accessibility/

Keyboard Compatibility

https://www.w3.org/WAI/perspective-videos/keyboard/


ACCESSIBILITY PROFIT POTENTIAL

Click Away Pound Report:

http://bit.ly/Click-Away-Pound

Hidden Market: Purchasing Power of Working-Age Adults with Disabilities:

http://bit.ly/Spending-Power


DESIGN

EM vs REM vs PX – Why you shouldn’t “just use pixels”
https://engageinteractive.co.uk/blog/em-vs-rem-vs-px

TOOLS

Adobe Color Wheel

https://color.adobe.com/create/color-wheel

Color Contrast Checker:

https://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/

Link Contrast Checker:

https://webaim.org/resources/linkcontrastchecker/


HELPFUL PLUGINS

Calendar Pro by Joe Dolson:

https://www.joedolson.com/awesome/my-calendar-pro/

Contact Form 7 & Accessibility Addon:

https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/
https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7-accessible-defaults/


CHILD THEMES

Child Theme Instructions:

https://developer.wordpress.org/themes/advanced-topics/child-themes/


NATIVE USER TESTERS:

Knowbility Access Works

https://access-works.com

Pearson

https://www.pearson.com

CSUN

https://www.csun.edu


ACCESSIBILITY EDUCATION:

Digital Accessibility Foundations, Free Online Course:

Introduction to Web Accessibility
This course will be available on the edX platform through at least the first quarter of 2021.

Deque

https://dequeuniversity.com/

Illinois University

https://www.disability.illinois.edu/academic-support/accessible-it-group/badging/a11y101

WebAIM

https://webaim.org/services/training/

Introduction to ARIA:

https://developers.google.com/web/fundamentals/accessibility/semantics-aria

Facebook Group:

Accessibility + WordPress:

https://www.facebook.com/wa11y.WP/


WEB ACCESSIBILITY LAWSUITS

PACER:

https://pacer.uscourts.gov/

Is there a silver bullet for ADA website accessibility? Sorry, but the answer is no.

http://accessdefense.com/?m=202003

On the hook: Website Developers may have ADA liability for inaccessible websites

http://accessdefense.com/?m=202004

Avoid Web Accessibility Quick-Fix Overlays

https://www.lflegal.com/2020/08/quick-fix/

What’s more expensive than getting sued over inaccessibility? Getting sued twice

https://sheribyrnehaber.medium.com/whats-more-expensive-than-getting-sued-over-inaccessibility-8013f2113712

The truth about overlays:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICAu6vDemnw

Stitch in Time License to Fail

Buying an overlay? It always pays to read the fine print. You may be surprised at what you find.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cjEpUV1qjU

Accessibility Overlays: What You See You Already Have

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGQ_n6iey_w

Quick Fixes Don’t Fix: Beware False Promises about Accessibility Overlays

https://a11ycamp.org.au/program/presentations/quick-fixes-dont-fix-beware-false-promises-about-accessibility-overlays/

More lawsuits filed against companies using accessibility plugin/overlays

https://sheribyrnehaber.medium.com/more-lawsuits-filed-against-companies-using-accessibility-plugin-overlays-1cc539d493b2

ADA Class Actions Claim Websites Lack Closed Captioning for Online Videos

https://www.classaction.org/news/ada-class-actions-claim-websites-of-home-depot-lowes-wayfair-lack-closed-captioning-for-online-videos /a>