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The Accessibility Resource Center

Welcome to The Accessibility Resource Center powered by Amnet. This is a non-commercial initiative to promote digital equality. Here you would find the latest news and updates on accessibility, the governing laws, free do-it-yourself tools, blogs, and thought leadership articles related to accessibility.

Thought Leadership

Webinar: The Art of Alt: Making the Most of Alt Text

Rachel Comerford at Macmillan Learning talks about how incorporating effective alt text into your web pages can help reach a wider audience ...Read More

Whitepaper: Produce Better Publications with EPUB 3

The DAISY Consortium in collaboration with Amnet and Benetech has published a new white paper under the leadership of George Kerscher, that ...Read More

Webinar: A Publisher’s Guide to Accessible Content

Webinar- A Publisher’s Guide to Accessible Content. Michael Johnson speaks about the need, governing laws, formats, and implementation for ...Read More


Whitepaper:
Decoding WCAG 2.1

Learn about the WCAG 2.1 guidelines, the difference between WCAG 2.0 and WCAG 2.1, how to conform with WCAG 2.1 Standards ...Read More

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Accessibility: A Snapshot of Success—Are You in the Picture?

Born Accessible publishing has become part of our mainstream requirement. Publishers need to work on how to build the necessary elements into their ...Read More

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Accessibility Partnerships in Higher Education Adoption

This article is a conversation between Jonathan Thurston (Head of Accessibility Product Management for Pearson) and Philip Voorhees (Technology ...Read More


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Fundamentals of EPUB Reading App Accessibility Testing

This article gives an overview of how accessibility testing works and provides an analysis of the value it delivers to various communities. Over the ...Read More

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Let’s Make Things Easier: Simplicity Through Partnership

With an increasing call for education products that are born accessible, Pearson has set the foundation to transform its product creation into one that ...Read More

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Supporting Students With Print Disabilities

In this article, the author stresses the need for the titles that students with print disabilities need for their courses to be purchased commercially ...Read More


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Whitepaper: All About Accessibility - What, Where, & How

Learn about the growing statistics of the disabled population, various laws that govern accessibility implementation, the necessity ...Read More

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Digital Accessibility Jobs, Jan 2021

More great opportunities in the field of digital accessibility. Senior UX Designer, Accessibility at ...

Web Accessible Code Libraries and Design Patterns

Within a web development organization, it’s ideal to maintain (and enforce usage of) design patterns ...

Accessibility Rendering Tools in Chrome

There are a few great simulation tools in Chrome which invoke rendering of a couple CSS media querie ...

Resources for developing accessible cards/tiles

The card pattern (also know as tiles and blades) has become quite popular over the last several year ...

Accessible Media Producers

TESTING TOOLS

PAC Checker

PAC provides a fast way to test the accessibility of PDF files

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DIAGRAM CENTER

Image Description Guidelines

Digital Image And Graphic Resources for Accessible Materials

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ACE CHECKER

Ace by DAISY App

Designed to allow users to quickly test EPUB files through a familiar graphical user interface

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Latest Blogs

Mobile Accessibility with WCAG 2.0
FEBRUARY 12, 2021

Mobile Accessibility with WCAG
2.0

Mobile devices include all the digital devices that are carried by people—phones ...Read More

Website Content Accessibility Lawsuits Are on the Rise – Here’s How You Can Avoid Them
FEBRUARY 3, 2021

Website Content Accessibility Lawsuits Are on the Rise

At one time, it seemed unfathomable that your organization could be subject to ...Read More

 Website Overlays: The Red Flags in Accessibility Lawsuits
DECEMBER 21, 2020

Website Overlays: The Red Flags in Accessibility Lawsuits

Accessibility is a right that people with disabilities (PWDs) are still fighting for. ...Read More

DECEMBER 11, 2020

Coloring Websites with Accessibility

The use of colors makes a website more aesthetic and engaging. It is an important ...Read More

MARCH 23, 2020

There Are Still Opportunities for Accessibility Innovation

Making websites accessible for everyone isn't just a requirement of the Americans with Disabilities ...Read More

DECEMBER 3, 2020

Creating Accessible Design and Content for the Elderly

When we think of digital accessibility, we think of people with disabilities. We forget ...Read More

JANUARY 31, 2020

Rising ADA Title III Litigation in 2019 Likely Part of a Longer Trend

2019 was a big year for ADA Title III litigation, with more lawsuits filed to enforce its accommodation provisions ...Read More

NOVEMBER 27, 2020

Cognitive Ramping with Plain Language

When it comes to digital accessibility, the most ignored but also the easiest sector to fix ...Read More

JANUARY 14, 2020

The Advantages of Making Audio and Video Media Accessible

Accessibility is becoming more important, as there are around 2.2 billion people that are visually impaired ...Read More

NOVEMBER 16, 2020

Designing for Digital Accessibility

Accessibility is a term that is not fully understood by the users of the World Wide Web. Digital ...Read More

DECEMBER 4, 2019

Making the Future Accessible – Top Digital Accessibility Trends in 2020

Each year brings new developments in technology and new challenges for accessibility. That means that more must be ...Read More

OCTOBER 30, 2020

WCAG 2.2: The Next Step in Digital Accessibility

In a fast-paced race to the future, the track is not the same for everyone. The digital inclusivity ...Read More

NOVEMBER 15, 2019

How Assistive Technologies Can Help Educational Publishers

The educational needs of children with disabilities and adults continue to be a challenge to educators ...Read More

AUGUST 22, 2020

Digital Accessibility In Insurance Websites

Insurance is a business that is greatly influenced by how the clients perceive and absorb information ...Read More

OCTOBER 22, 2019

Top Drivers in Digital Accessibility

Fifty-six million Americans have disabilities. While it stands to reason that technology would naturally evolve to reach ...Read More

JULY 13, 2020

Growing Impetus On Digital Accessibility For Higher Education

Education publishers and educators must utilize a multi-pronged strategy to build a resilient ...Read More

SEPTEMBER 18, 2019

Removing Barriers to Scholarly Work Through Accessible Digital Publishing

The publishing industry's consideration of people with physical disabilities has come a long way in the last hundred years ...Read More

APRIL 8, 2020

4 Ways To Make Your Website More Inclusive

You know by now that the ADA requires your website to be accessible, meaning that there should be no ...Read More

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