Reviewing Websites for Accessibility Compliance
With the passage of the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 and
recent amendments to Section 508 and the Web-wide-world consortium Web
Content Accessibility Guidelines (W3C/WCAG), local, state, federal and
agency/organizational websites must be made accessible to persons using
assistive technology devices such as screen readers, screen magnification
and Braille output devices. The Miami Lighthouse for the Blind offers
website auditing for accessibility issues and can recommend solutions for
making website content accessible for all users of assistive technologies.
For more information, please contact:
Bill Rivera at 786-362-7455
The Miami Herald’s September 13 edition included Virginia Jacko’s
Op-Ed article, “Give visually impaired better internet access.”
This article’s purposes included helping readers understand:
Why companies and organizations should make their online services
accessible to blind and visually impaired Internet users.
How including keyboard-enabled interfaces can make more digital content
Services that Miami Lighthouse can provide to private and public
organizations to increase accessibility of their website content.
To read the article
Click here to
read “Avoiding Litigation: Is Your Website Accessible to Visually, Hearing
Impaired?” an article published in the Daily Business Review
co-authored by Miami Lighthouse Board Director Steven Solomon.