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Monthly Archives: October 2019

CUs (Credit Unions) to DOJ: Provide Clarity on ADA Website Accessibility Posted on Oct 22

The National Association of Federally Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) and over a dozen additional credit unions are urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide guidance on website accessibility. Credit Unions are requesting that the DOJ provide clear guidelines on how to comply with the Americans   …Continue Reading CUs (Credit Unions) to DOJ: Provide Clarity on ADA Website Accessibility

ADA Compliance for Your Restaurant’s Website and Mobile Apps: What You Need to Know Posted on Oct 20

Currently, there is no statute specifically for websites to be made accessible; fortunately Title III requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) discuss that Auxiliary Aids must be provided to ensure equal access to services provided by a public accommodation. The WCAG features four   …Continue Reading ADA Compliance for Your Restaurant’s Website and Mobile Apps: What You Need to Know

Governor Baker appoints Mary Mahon McCauley Director of the Massachusetts Office on Disability: Press Release Posted on Oct 17

Governor Baker appoints Mary Mahon McCauley Director of the Massachusetts Office on Disability: Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/03/2019 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito Governor’s Press Office Executive Office for Administration and Finance Massachusetts Office on Disability BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the appointment of Mary Mahon McCauley as Director of the Massachusetts Office on   …Continue Reading Governor Baker appoints Mary Mahon McCauley Director of the Massachusetts Office on Disability: Press Release

The Business Case for Digital Accessibility Posted on Oct 10

Want to learn more about Digital Accessibility? The Web Accessibility Initiative posted an article discussing how laws are starting to mandate web accessibility, with the earliest web accessibility case dating back to 2000 in Australia. Read all about it at this link, https://www.w3.org/WAI/business-case/.

21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act Posted on Oct 2

Recently, the  United States Congress passed the “21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act” or the “21st Century IDEA,” which discusses the requirements for new websites and digital services. Read all about this act at https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/5759/text.