ADA compliance resources and quick overview

Posted on: June 20th, 2022
By: Tadeo Martinez

Overall, ADA compliance lawsuits have been going up over the years so it’s good to start looking into making your websites ADA compliant.

What is an ADA-Compliant Website? – Ask EZ

Is Your Website ADA Compliant? A Simple Solution.

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How To Make Your Website ADA Compliant

The ADA Explained

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) // Basic Training You Need To Know

ADA Compliant Websites and AI

ADA Website Compliance | How to Prevent a Lawsuit

  • Section 508 of ADA (ADA went into effect in 1990).
  • If you don’t make it accessible to people with disabilities it’s like denying them entry to your website. A website is a public space just like a brick-and-mortar store.
  • Some industries are targeted more heavily in ADA Compliance lawsuits, the largest number of lawsuits are filed against: 
    • 1. Retail and Ecommerce 
    • 2. Food Services and Restaurants
    • 3. Entertainment and Leisure
    • 4. Travel and Hospitality
    • 5. Self-Service
    • 6. Real Estate and Property Management Companies

Resources from video:

Accessibility Fundamentals with Rob Dodson

You have to give people the ability to perform actions on your website. If someone has to click a button they have to be able to do that.
This is how accessibility works “under the hood” in Chrome. I have personally only worried up until GUI (graphic user interface) but will now start focusing on the accessibility part as well
Accessibility tools in Developers tool in Chrome
ARIA attributes are instructions for accessibility for tags and elements that are not native, like a popup. A popup will need the aria-modal=”true”
WAI-ARIA Authorizing Practices

Possible companies to hire for ADA compliance

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