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Accessibility Weekly

June 29, 2020 • Issue #1

Featured: Accessible to some

Most websites have glaring accessibility issues. To help you get a better understanding of what that means for users and their daily experiences on the web, Manuel Matuzovic created a little experiment.

Read Accessible to some.

Sponsored: What’s the difference between PDF and accessible PDF?

An accessible PDF is a PDF document that can be read and accessed by people with disabilities, primarily for the vision-impaired that may use assistive technology to read the file through text-to-speech or a Braille printout. Can your PDFs do that?

Read more of What’s the difference between PDF and accessible PDF?

News, resources, tools and tutorials

New to A11y

Having different options to learn about accessibility concpets matters. What works for one may not work for another. Ethan Marcotte helped Gymnasium with some five-minute lessons centered on accessibility. And Rian Rietveld and her company, Level Level, recently launched the A11Y Collective, a collection of paid, online courses (you can try one for free too!) to help you with the ins and outs of accessibility. This new material might be just the thing you're looking for.

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Yours in accessibility,
David A. Kennedy
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