Business Accessibility Toolkit

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Disability at Work: The Forgotten Diversity

Disability in the workplace is a form of diversity—yet it is widely misunderstood and often excluded from diversity considerations. Data shows that organizations can effectively improve disability inclusion and, in the process, improve the workplace experience of all employees.

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Making the Disability Inclusion Connections in Your Business and Community: Five Practical, Powerful Strategies for Action

Five powerful and practical strategies for making the disability inclusion connections in your business and in the community your business serves.  

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How to Write Alt Text and Image Descriptions for the Visually Impaired

Over the last few years, Veronica Lewis has become a leading expert in how to write alt text and image descriptions for the visually impaired, inclusive of blind/low vision audiences.

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Looking for your image?

For 2.2 billion people in the world with sight loss it’s not always that easy.

Often the ALT TEXT they rely on to describe an image to them is either non-existent, or just a bit rubbish.

Writing a description to every image you post gives everyone a fuller picture.

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New Ideas and Unique Solutions from Figma on Accessibility

For those who aren’t familiar with it, Figma is a tool that allows people to share and collaborate on designs for digital products and experiences. Changes are propagated in real time. Think of it as Google Docs for designers.

An Immature Response? Why organizations are failing to build digitally accessible products and services

by Hassell Inclusion Limited 2023
Every year around December, automated accessibility testing companies publish ‘State of Accessibility’ reports, telling us how accessible or inaccessible the digital world’s websites are.
These are useful. But rarely does anyone look at the ‘Why?’ behind their results… Or look at what needs to happen to help things improve…
This Research Report does just that.

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Disability as a Source of Competitive Advantage

Many companies realize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion. But most focus on gender and ethnicity, paying less attention to people with disabilities.

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Beyond Compliance: Accessibility in Multifamily

In the multifamily industry, we have all heard of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We have policies in place for it. It is referenced, stated, and explained in our training courses, onboarding materials, and development plans.

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I’ve received the results of my accessibility audit – now what?

So, you’re just getting started on your accessibility journey and you’re wondering what your first few steps should be. Great! Know that most organizations typically start with an accessibility audit, which provides a benchmark for their digital content.

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Making A Strong Case For Accessibility

Imagine yourself as someone with a visual disability. Cataracts, or totally blind even. A site is not accessible because of many factors, willing and unwillingly. Accessibility may have been attended to at the end of the project or not in the budget, or maybe they just didn’t practice it. You can’t access the vital information on the site because it’s not accessible to people with visual disabilities.