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Survey of Web Accessibility Practitioners #3 Results

The results of WebAIM’s 3rd Survey of Web Accessibility Practitioners are now available. This was a follow-up survey to previous surveys conducted April 2014 and April 2018. There were 758 valid survey responses. Below are several items of interest. Web accessibility practitioners report being notably older than respondents to other web design/development surveys (as reported […]

Accessibility of COVID-19 Vaccine Pages and Barriers to Individuals with Disabilities

WebAIM contributed to an article authored by Kaiser Health News and republished in the LA Times regarding the accessibility barriers posed by vaccine registration pages in the US. Our automated WAVE analysis of vaccine information and registration web sites for all 50 state (plus DC) sites discovered that most sites may pose notable barriers to […]

WAVE 3.1 Release

Version 3.1 of the various WAVE web accessibility evaluation tools has been released. These updates are now available in the online WAVE tool, the Chrome and Firefox extensions, the WAVE subscription API and stand-alone API, and the WAVE Runner reporting service. These updates are also available in the Pope Tech enterprise accessibility testing and reporting […]

WCAG 2.2 Overview and Feedback

A working draft of version 2.2 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) has been published for feedback. WebAIM is thrilled to see the work on these formative guidelines continuing and we appreciate the efforts of the W3C’s Accessibility Guidelines working group. Below are WebAIM’s plain language summaries of each of the new proposed success […]

Anniversaries Celebrated

Sunday, July 26, 2020 marked the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. During WebAIM’s 20th anniversary year, we take this opportunity to cherish this landmark legislation which codified equal opportunity and protections for those with disabilities. For many, it is difficult to recall the reality of life before the ADA. Concepts like “self-determination”, […]