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Accessibility Weekly

April 13, 2020 • Issue #180

Featured: Not all accessibility overlays are created equal

In the post, discover why tool-based overlays are problematic.

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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?

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New to A11y

Amani Ali explains the differences between assisted and assistive technology. Both sound similar, serve similar purposes, but in fact they are both used for different reasons. I love that they cover how these can benefit different people too.

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