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Screen Reader User Survey #8 Results

The full results of WebAIM’s 8th Screen Reader User Survey are available at https://webaim.org/projects/screenreadersurvey8/ This survey received 1224 responses, a decrease in responses compared to previous surveys. There were several interesting and surprising results: The end of an era! JAWS is no longer reported as the most commonly used screen reader. NVDA inched past JAWS. […]

Web Accessibility Among Nonprofits

Introduction As we digest what the WebAIM Million means for disability equity in a largely digital world, WebAIM has been asking if we would expect to see differences across sectors. I believe that awareness drives action, so those in a disability field and those with roots in civil justice or diversity should have better web […]

Alexa 100 Accessibility Update #2

The WebAIM Million report shows that there are significant and pervasive accessibility issues on the web. Many have inquired if the state of accessibility is getting better or worse. We will re-analyze these 1 million home pages in the future to track changes. In the meantime, we do have some small-scale data from the Alexa […]

The WebAIM Million: What we learned analyzing 1,000,000 web site home pages

WebAIM has analyzed the home pages for the top 1 million web sites and collected an immense volume of accessibility data. The results provide great insight into the current state of accessibility. Unfortunately, significant and pervasive issues are present across much of the web. While there is much work to be done to improve accessibility, […]

Survey of Users with Low Vision #2 Results

The results from our September 2018 Survey of Users with Low Vision are available at https://webaim.org/projects/lowvisionsurvey2/. Here are a few interesting and notable items: 75% of respondents report multiple types of visual impairment. 61.3% have light or glare sensitivity and 46.8% have contrast sensitivity. 51.4% of respondents report using some type of high contrast mode. […]