Access Granted

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Website Accessibility - The Murky Waters

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in any public accommodation. Does this mean your website too?

Caring for the Caregiver

National Family Caregivers Month

Being Inclusive at Halloween

For those that celebrate and take part in Halloween traditions, here are some things to consider for an inclusive holiday.

Parapan American Game Recap

A brief summary of what the Parapan Am Games are, my experience in Lima, and some insight I received by people watching.

Things Are Not Always What They Seem

The ADA has now been the law of the land for almost 30 years. There are still gaps in services, communications, transportation, and facility access. But there has been much progress made!

A Solution to Drive-Through Lawsuits at the Drive-Thru

There are many news reports about discrimination at restaurant drive-thru windows. As a Deaf person, I avoid using the drive-thru window at fast food restaurants because of the inaccessibility.

Adaptive Hunting and Conservation

The impact of outdoor recreation on some people with disabilities can monumental. This can be as simple as accessing the wilderness or viewing animals in the wild. Many believe that being outdoors can help heal the body and soul.

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Today, I would like to share the rich history in the United States of increasing awareness around employment for those with disabilities.

Welcoming individuals with Disabilities to the Rocky Mountain Region

The Rocky Mountain Region is a big beautiful place that is becoming accessible to all.

Evaluating Website Accessibility – Best Practice: WCAG 2.0 or 2.1?

Recently, I received the following request for clarification: I’m interested in any info you guys can provide on WCAG 2.1 guidelines. I’ve always been referencing WCAG 2.0 when discussing accessibility internally or externally. I’ve started to see clients reference a WCAG 2.1 standard over the last few weeks. I know things change quickly…just wondering if 2.1 is the new standard and when you guys expect/know that it will go into effect?