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3 Things - Tuesday, May 30

Maggie Vaughan | May 30, 2023 | 3 Things

3 Ways AI Can Help Students with Disabilities Artificial intelligence (AI) can improve accessibility and ensure that students with disabilities have access to rich learning opportunities. Artificial intelligence is being...

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"Dear Colleague," Signed the DOJ

Maggie Vaughan | May 24, 2023 | Accessibility

On May 19, the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) and the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released a "Dear Colleague" letter. This letter serves as a reminder to colleges, universities, and post-secondary institutions about the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 23

Maggie Vaughan | May 23, 2023 | 3 Things

Coinciding with the release of Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie (Youtube) this week's 3Things is three things about Parkinson's disease. Causes of Parkinson's DiseaseFor most people, the cause of Parkinson's is unknown...

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Partially Accessible: A Conversation Within DubBot

Maggie Vaughan | May 18, 2023 | Accessibility, Quality Assurance, Web Governance

A few weeks ago, I was preparing for a webinar and reviewing a list of potential questions. One question, in particular, caught my attention: "Is it acceptable to release a product or website that is partially accessible?" As I began to formulate...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 16

Maggie Vaughan | May 16, 2023 | 3 Things

Three virtual events to help you celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Fix Your Content Day 2023 - May 18Fix Your Content Day is a 24-hour contest committed to creating accessible and more inclusive digital learning content...

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Celebrating GAAD With Friends

Maggie Vaughan | May 11, 2023 |

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day by joining us on May 18, 2023, beginning at 1 p.m. EDT for "Web Accessibility Q&A: Overcoming Excuses and Misconceptions." Is your organization making excuses for why its website isn't accessible...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 9

Maggie Vaughan | May 9, 2023 | 3 Things

Senior Associate Director, Web Services in Marketing and Communications, Columbia Business School Reporting to the Director of Digital Marketing & Technology, the Senior Associate Director Web Services is a vital member of the...

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AAA Contrast - What Are We Checking For?

Maggie Vaughan | May 4, 2023 | Product Updates

Hands Up! DubBot now checks for WCAG 1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced) Level AAA!!  Ok, that’s great, but what’s the difference between WCAG 1.4.3 AA and WCAG 1.4.6 AAA? WCAG 1.4.3 AA sets the contrast ratio for text and...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 2

Maggie Vaughan | May 2, 2023 | 3 Things

Mattel unveils a Barbie with Down syndrome "We are proud to introduce a Barbie doll with Down syndrome to better reflect the world around us and further our commitment to celebrating inclusion through play," Lisa McKnight, the executive...

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Lawyers, Accessibility & Money

Maggie Vaughan | April 27, 2023 | Accessibility

Suppose you identified an issue on your website that was causing your organization to lose money, tarnishing your organization’s reputation and could possibly land you in court, would you fix it? Of course you would. And then, would you...

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3 Things - Tuesday, April 25

Maggie Vaughan | April 25, 2023 | 3 Things

11th M-Enabling Summit ($$, conference) "The leading all-inclusive conference and showcase dedicated to promoting innovations, solutions and strategies for digital inclusion. The M-Enabling Summit offers a unique gathering of...

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Caption This!

Maggie Vaughan | April 20, 2023 | Quality Assurance, Accessibility

Closed captioning is the process of adding written text to movies, TV shows, commercials…any type of video or audio media to make it accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing. But, closed captioning not only benefits those...

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Page Sets - the Evolution from Groups

Maggie Vaughan | April 19, 2023 | Product Updates

Have you heard? Page Sets is replacing Groups in the next evolution of DubBot. DubBot is proud to announce the feature release of Page Sets! Giving our users increased functionality and flexibility in page management based on client...

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3 Things - Tuesday, April 18

Maggie Vaughan | April 18, 2023 | 3 Things

Establishing metrics for accessibility ROI - Karl Groves " is logical to determine that we’ve now come full circle on the idea that the best way to avoid spending money on accessibility is to avoid accessibility problems...

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DubBot is Heading to DrupalCon

Penny Kronz | April 13, 2023 |

This year’s DrupalCon is being held in Pittsburgh, PA - home to DubBot’s very own Greg Glowaski! A number of DubBot teammates, including myself, will kick off the DrupalCon week by cheering on the Pirates as they take on the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, April 11

Maggie Vaughan | April 11, 2023 | 3 Things

Director of the Office of Disability and Equity - Community College of Aurora, Aurora, CO The Director of the Office of Disability and Equity (ODE) reports to the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and is responsible for...

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Not Your Father's Web Analytics

Maggie Vaughan | April 6, 2023 | Web Governance, Quality Assurance

Calling All HigherEd! Web analytics isn’t just for page views anymore. Although Web analytics has been around for about 30 years, it wasn’t until 2004 that "Web analytics became more established as an essential tool for web...

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3 Things - Tuesday, April 4

Maggie Vaughan | April 4, 2023 | 3 Things

What we've learned about designing for accessibility from our users Slack’s accessibility team recently launched a series of changes to make navigating around Slack more reliable and efficient for keyboard-only and...

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G2 Badges: What's It All About?

Maggie Vaughan | March 30, 2023 | Quality Assurance

What are those badges on the DubBot website? If you have spent any time at all on the DubBot website, you’ve noticed some "badges" with titles like "Best Support," "Easiest Set-up," etc. Each badge is labeled with a season, a year, a...

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3 Things - Tuesday, March 28

Maggie Vaughan | March 28, 2023 | 3 Things

Three Upcoming Webinars Navigating Accessibility - Hosted by Promet Source and presented in partnership with DubBot.Participants will gain insights into automated and manual testing processes to create more accessible and inclusive...

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Sitting for the CPACC Exam - #2

Ashley Thompson | March 23, 2023 | Accessibility

Ashley Thompson is a member of DubBot’s Support team, serving as our newest Support Engineer. The following post is the second part of a blog series documenting her experiences as she prepares for the CPACC exam. The first...

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A day at axe-con

Maggie Vaughan | March 22, 2023 | Accessibility

I attended my third axe-con conference last week. As usual, I was not disappointed. I found myself drawn to the sessions that focused on the people of accessibility and not the technology. Sometimes I think the longer I’m in the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, March 21

Maggie Vaughan | March 21, 2023 | 3 Things

Today is World Down Syndrome Day (video) James Martin's dad tells of pride as Belfast actor is first star with Down's Syndrome to win OscarSpeaking to BBC Radio's Good Morning Ulster, his father Ivan Martin said: "It’s an amazing...

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Prioritizing Accessibility Issues

Maggie Vaughan | March 16, 2023 | Web Governance, Accessibility

There are many ways to prioritize the issues found during your last accessibility audit…matrices, formulas, comparisons...all kinds of methods. Your organization may already have a process in place. If not, this blog post is for you....

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3 Things - Tuesday, March 14

Maggie Vaughan | March 14, 2023 | 3 Things

Accessibility Manager (Remote) - Management Concepts, Tyson's Corner We are a Federal-focused training company that offers instructor-led classroom and virtual training. We are looking for someone to manage a high-functioning team of...

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"All In" with Google

Maggie Vaughan | March 9, 2023 | Accessibility

According to the Jan. 5, 2021 issue of Forbes Magazine, "...based upon growing trends in the market, building an inclusive brand will soon transform from a 'nice to do' to a 'must do.'" The Universal Marketing Dictionary defines inclusive...

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3 Things - Tuesday, March 7

Maggie Vaughan | March 7, 2023 | 3 Things

Judy Heumann died suddenly on Saturday at age 75 at a hospital in Washington, D.C.. Today's 3Things would like to honor her, her work, and her legacy. Rest in peace and power. "She contracted polio in 1949 in Brooklyn, New York and began to use...

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Why axe-con?

Maggie Vaughan | March 2, 2023 |

Why axe-con? Let me tell you why. Axe-con is all about digital accessibility. All day, every day. Accessibility is not a sidebar at this conference…it IS the conference. And it's not just for programmers and...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Feb. 28

Maggie Vaughan | February 28, 2023 | 3 Things

Three TED Talks - all links below go to YouTube. 4 ways to design a disability-friendly future | Meghan Hussey Sharing her experience growing up with an autistic sister, disability inclusion advocate Meghan Hussey illuminates...

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Sitting for the CPACC Exam

Guest | February 23, 2023 | Accessibility

Ashley Thompson is a member of DubBot’s Support team, serving as our newest Support Engineer. The following post is the first part of a blog series documenting her experiences as she prepares for the CPACC...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Feb. 21

Maggie Vaughan | February 21, 2023 | 3 Things

Assistant Vice President, Digital Accessibility - Credit One Bank, Las Vegas, NV As an Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Digital Accessibility at Credit One Bank, you will be responsible for the ongoing growth, application, and...

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Disabilities and a Presidency

Maggie Vaughan | February 20, 2023 | Accessibility

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) is considered one of the most successful and effective American presidents in history.  Below is a brief timeline of his life: FDR was born in 1882 in Hyde Park, New York, to James and Sara Roosevelt ...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Feb. 14

Maggie Vaughan | February 14, 2023 | 3 Things

Princeton to host the Inclusive Futures: Disability and Technology Symposium This symposium, convened by Victor Zhuang, Fung Global Fellow 2022-23, brings together scholars and practitioners to consider the future of technology and...

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What it Means to be a DubBot Customer

Maggie Vaughan | February 10, 2023 |

Before I came to work with DubBot, I was the Digital Accessibility Program Manager for Christopher Newport University (CNU). In 2019, CNU became a customer of DubBot.  From that first email to when we signed the contract, I remember...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Feb. 7

Maggie Vaughan | February 7, 2023 | 3 Things

Learning the 'Unspoken Rules' - a boot camp gets autistic students ready for the workforce. Welcome to RIT’s Career Ready Bootcamp, a two- to three-week program that is part of a nascent effort to tackle stubbornly high...

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ChatGPT and regular expressions

Maggie Vaughan | February 6, 2023 | Quality Assurance

DISCLAIMER: DubBot does not endorse using ChatGPT as the only solution for generating regex and XPath expressions. Testing and verification by a qualified human is a must. The DubBot Support Team is here to help you with...

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Supporting HighEdWeb

Blaine Herman | February 1, 2023 | Accessibility

"The Higher Education Web Professionals Association (HighEdWeb) is an international organization of professionals working to design, develop, manage, and map the future of digital in higher education."  DubBot has supported the HighEdWeb...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 31

Maggie Vaughan | January 31, 2023 | 3 Things

Neurodiversity Design SystemThe NDS is a coherent set of standards and principles that combine neurodiversity and user experience design for Learning Management Systems. Design accessible learning interfaces supporting success and achievement...

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The DOJ and New Web Accessibility Regulations

Maggie Vaughan | January 26, 2023 | Accessibility

I’ve noticed a couple of articles/blog posts popping up regarding the April 2023 date the DOJ intends to publish its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on new web accessibility regulations for state and local government...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 24

Maggie Vaughan | January 24, 2023 | 3 Things

3 Must Attendee Conferences CSUN Assistive Technology Conference March 13-17 ~ Anaheim, CA ($$)Whether you have been attending the conference for years or are planning to attend your first, the CSUN Assistive Technology...

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Describing Images

Maggie Vaughan | January 20, 2023 | Quality Assurance, Accessibility

We all know that adding ALT text to our images is a very simple way to help add accessibility to our websites and digital assets. But there are other forms of text alternatives that, when used properly, also make your digital creations...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 17

Maggie Vaughan | January 17, 2023 | 3 Things

#3A11yThings looks at 3 ways to satisfy 3 WCAG 2.2 Success Criteria Audit your focus styles Problem: "I can't tell where the keyboard focus is as I move around a web page or app."Works well: "I can see where the keyboard focus is as I...

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WCAG 2.2 - What's New

Maggie Vaughan | January 11, 2023 | Accessibility

NOTESince this article was published, the W3C has made the following changes to WCAG 2.2:Changes from the January 2023 CR to the May 2023 CR include: 2.4.7 Focus Visible — Changed from Level A back to Level AA, as it is in WCAG...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 10

Maggie Vaughan | January 10, 2023 | 3 Things

Senior Applications Developer - Commonwealth of PA, Dauphin County, PA The Senior Applications Developer serves as the lead technical developer on system acceptance testing projects, providing support to lower-level developers by making...

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3 Things - Tuesday, Jan. 3

Maggie Vaughan | January 3, 2023 | 3 Things

Blind and disabled veterans can’t access VA websites, report says Now, a new report from the Senate Special Committee on Aging is taking VA to task for neglecting accessibility issues on its websites. Despite the fact that 27 percent...

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Making a Resolution for Advocacy

Maggie Vaughan | December 30, 2022 | Accessibility

Well, it’s that time of year again. The time that many of us reflect on the year gone by and look at the coming year as an opportunity for change, personal growth, and goal-setting. Whether it's committing to losing those pesky 10...

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3 Things - Tuesday, December 27

Maggie Vaughan | December 27, 2022 | 3 Things

New Year’s resolutions: embracing challenges  Setting New Year’s resolutions can leave you disappointed, but they can also push you to succeed. Raya Al-Jadir explores why New Year’s resolutions...

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The Holidays, Sensory Overload and Emojis

Maggie Vaughan | December 22, 2022 | Accessibility

Simply put, sensory overload means "too much information."  According to WebMD "Sensory overload is when your five senses — sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste — take in more information than your brain can...

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3 Things - Tuesday, December 20

Maggie Vaughan | December 20, 2022 | 3 Things

Holiday gift ideas for loved ones with disabilities in your life. SoundBot SB210 Wireless Musical BeanieEliminating the need to swap back and forth between hearing aids and earbuds or trying to squash headphones over behind-the-ear hearing...

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Actually, Don't Click Here!

Maggie Vaughan | December 15, 2022 | Accessibility, SEO, Quality Assurance

Why are web content writers, designers and managers still using "Click Here" (or "Read More," "Learn More," etc.) as link text when it has been shown repeatedly it's just not best practice? Maybe it’s time for a refresher course on...

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3 Things - Tuesday, December 13

Maggie Vaughan | December 13, 2022 | 3 Things

Business Analyst, Westpac Group - Sydney, AUAssisting with driving the achievement of Westpac’s strategy by working with stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate, validate, and manage accessibility requirements and defects of...

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Manual Testing - A Checklist

Maggie Vaughan | December 12, 2022 | Accessibility, Quality Assurance

Back in October, October 9-12 to be exact, Little Rock, Arkansas hosted  #HEWeb22  - HighEdWeb’s Annual Conference. DubBot’s own Penny Kronz was a conference speaker, sharing her expertise in her session...

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3 Things - Tuesday, December 6

Maggie Vaughan | December 6, 2022 | 3 Things

Disabled people fear Twitter changes under Elon Musk leave them behind. Twitter has long been an essential public space for people with disabilities because of its unique format and broad reach. But now many people worry that recent...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 29

Maggie Vaughan | November 29, 2022 | 3 Things

DOJ and Congressional Updates on Digital Accessibility - Ken Nakata, former Senior Trial Attorney with the U.S. Justice Department's Disability Rights SectionWhile Federal agency websites are important for shaping how the Federal government...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 22

Maggie Vaughan | November 22, 2022 | 3 Things

A more inclusive Thanksgiving Day for the deaf and hard of hearing. Find Your Guest’s Preferred Mode of CommunicationDo they need a microphone in the middle of the table? Do they have single-sided hearing loss and prefer a specific...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 15

Maggie Vaughan | November 15, 2022 | 3 Things

5 Visual Treatments that Improve AccessibilityTo design accessible visuals, account for color contrast, don’t rely on color alone, make interactive elements easy to identify, provide useful alternative text for images, and test your...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 8

Maggie Vaughan | November 8, 2022 | 3 Things

Associate Director, Student Accessibility Services - The College of William & MaryThe Associate Director provides ongoing support and advocacy for students with disabilities, both within and outside of the classroom. The incumbent will serve...

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Dashboard Additions

Maggie Vaughan | November 7, 2022 | SEO, Product Updates

Great news! Your dashboard is expanding! You will now have "the rest of the story." Widgets for SEO reporting and Best Practices are being added to your Sites and Groups Overview dashboards. Sites Overview Dashboard Groups Overview...

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3 Things - Tuesday, November 1

Maggie Vaughan | November 1, 2022 | 3 Things

The "A" in DEIA: Why Corporate Leaders Must Include AccessibilityAlthough corporations have strategies in place to support employees with reported disabilities, DEIA efforts must extend beyond checking boxes and complying with laws....

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Policy Library

Maggie Vaughan | October 27, 2022 | Web Governance, Product Updates

Have you heard? DubBot has launched its brand new policy library!  What’s a policy library, you might ask. The DubBot policy library is a collection of pre-written policy checks that you can import to your site, strengthening...

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3 Things - Tuesday, October 25

Maggie Vaughan | October 25, 2022 | 3 Things

WordPress Accessibility Day - November 2-3, 2022WordPress Accessibility Day is a 24-hour global event dedicated to promoting and learning website accessibility best practices for WordPress websites. Representation in alt text - Aaron...

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SEO Reporting Just Got Better!

Maggie Vaughan | October 19, 2022 | SEO, Product Updates

We all know how important SEO is to website visibility, and increased user traffic. And don’t forget about the relationship between an accessible website and SEO.  With DubBot’s latest update to SEO reporting, you now...

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3 Things - Tuesday, October 18

Maggie Vaughan | October 18, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Jobs Edition Accessibility Document Specialist - University of FloridaThe Accessibility Document Specialist is responsible for providing Section 508 compliant document remediation support to clients with an emphasis on PDF, MS Suite, and...

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3 Things - Tuesday, October 11

Maggie Vaughan | October 11, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Volunteer Positions with HighEdWeb Link Journal EditorThis position works as part of the Link Journal Committee to edit content for Link, The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals. Editors will work with the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, October 4

Maggie Vaughan | October 4, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Ways to Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month Put Up a Poster! NDEAM is a great time to freshen up bulletin boards in workplaces, schools, libraries or other community locations. Educate Employees! For employers,...

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Uptime Monitoring

Maggie Vaughan | October 4, 2022 | Quality Assurance, Web Governance

What exactly does "uptime" mean in reference to your website? Uptime means the number of hours your website is operational and available to users. Uptime is generally measured as a percentage and calculated in monthly or yearly increments. The...

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3 Things - Tuesday, September 27

Maggie Vaughan | September 27, 2022 | 3 Things

Inclusive Design 24 2022 - September 22Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free 24-hour online event for the global community. It celebrates inclusive design and shares knowledge and ideas from analogue to digital, from design to development, from...

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Maggie Vaughan | September 22, 2022 | Accessibility

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! Next month marks the 34th annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Every October is a celebration "honoring the achievements and contributions of U.S. workers...

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3 Things - Tuesday, September 20

Maggie Vaughan | September 20, 2022 | 3 Things

A11Y Apps JABtalk (Android)JABtalk is a free speech communication application designed to help non-verbal children and adults communicate. Speech therapists commonly refer to JABtalk as an easy and effective augmentative and alternative...

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3 Things - Tuesday, September 13

Maggie Vaughan | September 13, 2022 | 3 Things

6 Helpful Accessibility Features in the Amazon KindleThese Kindle features help people with dyslexia, vision impairments, and other disabilities experience the joys of reading. Android Accessibility - Made for the way you want to use it.From...

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It’s Disability Voting Rights Week!

Maggie Vaughan | September 13, 2022 | Accessibility

Disability Voting Rights Week, formally known as National Disability Voter Registration Week, is September 12 - 16, 2022.  Disability Voting Rights Week is coordinated by the REV UP Campaign. REV UP stands for "Register, Educate, Vote,...

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3 Things - Tuesday, September 6

Maggie Vaughan | September 6, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Jobs Edition Digital Accessibility Coordinator ~ University of VirginiaAs a critical member of the Office of Equal Opportunity & Civil Rights team, the Digital Accessibility Coordinator serves as a subject matter expert and...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 30

Maggie Vaughan | August 30, 2022 | 3 Things

A11y peeps to follow on Twitter Dax Castro - Accessibility Advocate, public speaker, trainer and lover of all things Adobe. Not to mention blacksmith, whitewater rafter and non-stop talker. Thomas Logan - CEO @Equal_Entry,...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 23

Maggie Vaughan | August 23, 2022 | 3 Things

Evaluating the Accessibility User Experience - Chax Chat podcast- Do you ask yourself "What do I want the end-user experience to be?" when designing your forms? What about the heading structure of your document? Chad and Dax take this...

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A Business Case for A11Y

Maggie Vaughan | August 19, 2022 | Accessibility, SEO

According to Google’s English dictionary, which is provided by Oxford Languages, the definition of a business case is "a justification for a proposed project or undertaking on the basis of its expected commercial...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 16

Maggie Vaughan | August 16, 2022 | 3 Things

Accessible Email Testing ToolIt is the mission of to promote email marketing accessibility and usability. Accessibility Acceptance CriteriaAutomatically generate test cases for Web, iOS, and Android components. The...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 9

Maggie Vaughan | August 9, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Jobs Edition Accessibility & Communications Specialist ~ American Association on Health & DisabilityThe American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is a cross-disability national non-profit 501(c) (3)...

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3 Things - Tuesday, August 2

Maggie Vaughan | August 2, 2022 | 3 Things

He's My Brother - documentary PBS Point of ViewChristine's brother Peter experiences his world through touch, smell, and taste. Now 30 years old, Peter's family is having trouble finding the proper care for his multiple disabilities. He's My...

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Overlays: A Year and a Half Later

Maggie Vaughan | July 27, 2022 | Quality Assurance, Accessibility

The problem with overlays is that they are still a problem! In February of 2021, I posted about the havoc that overlays cause to assistive technology and its users. According to a recent article in the New York Times (July 13, 2022), not...

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3 Things - Tuesday, July 26

Maggie Vaughan | July 26, 2022 | 3 Things

Disability activists suggest that disability allies learn ways to support the disability community. Each 3Things post during July, Disability Pride Month, will provide ideas for participation, education and support. Watch Crip Camp: A...

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Invisible Disabilities

Maggie Vaughan | July 20, 2022 | Accessibility

  What is an invisible disability? According to the Invisible Disabilities Association, "an invisible disability is a physical, mental or neurological condition that is not visible from the outside, yet can limit or challenge a...

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3 Things - Tuesday, July 19

Maggie Vaughan | July 19, 2022 | 3 Things

Disability activists suggest that disability allies learn ways to support the disability community. Each 3Things post during July, Disability Pride Month, will provide ideas for participation, education and support. Watch "Coda""There has been...

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3 Things - Tuesday, July 12

Maggie Vaughan | July 12, 2022 | 3 Things

Disability activists suggest that disability allies learn ways to support the disability community. Each 3Things post during July, Disability Pride Month, will provide ideas for participation, education and support. Educate yourself about...

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3 Things - Tuesday, July 5

Maggie Vaughan | July 5, 2022 | 3 Things

It's Disability Pride Month! Disability Pride Month July is Disability Pride Month. If you didn’t know that, to be honest, we’re not surprised! Even though it’s been celebrated by some members of the disability...

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Supporting Web Pros in Higher Ed

Maggie Vaughan | July 4, 2022 |

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association or HighEdWeb is an organization of people dedicated to the "future of digital in higher education." Their annual conference is "created by and for" higher education professionals across campus....

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Onboarding Employees with Disabilities

Maggie Vaughan | June 29, 2022 | Accessibility

The Hiring Process The use AI, or Artificial Intelligence is finding its way into the hiring, promotion, and other employment decision-making processes. For example, software that screens out applications using a pre-defined list of keywords or...

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3 Things - Tuesday, June 28

Maggie Vaughan | June 28, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Webinars Stop Screaming Into the Void - Getting Your Accessibility Ideas Heard by Those Above You - June 28, 2020 (IAAP, free)You've got the accessibility consultant role, something that makes a real difference in your company. But your...

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3 Things - Tuesday, June 21

Maggie Vaughan | June 21, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Youtube Channels The Blind Life Sam Seavey - The Blind Life is a representation of what is going on in my life and what I enjoy, all from the visually impaired perspective. I'm a big fan of mobile technology and Low vision...

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What is WCAG Silver?

Maggie Vaughan | June 15, 2022 | Accessibility

To answer that, we need a little history lesson. Back in 2008, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Fast forward to 2018. Wow…a lot has changed on the web…live...

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3 Things - Tuesday, June 14

Maggie Vaughan | June 14, 2022 | 3 Things

 3 Jobs Edition Senior Systems Quality Assurance Analyst - ADA (THIS JOB POSTING HAS EXPIRED)Wells Fargo BankWells Fargo is seeking a Senior Systems Quality Assurance Analyst - ADA in Credit Card & Merchant Services as part of...

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3 Things - Tuesday, June 7

Maggie Vaughan | June 7, 2022 | 3 Things

Why Does Accessibility Matter? Smashing Magazine's Vitaly Friedman talks in-depth to Sara Soueidan to find out. A Tsunami of Disability Is Coming as a Result of 'Long COVID'We need to plan for a future where millions of survivors are...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 31

Maggie Vaughan | May 31, 2022 | 3 Things

3 Conferences HighEdWeb 2022 Accessibility Summit ($) - July 28, 2002Learn best practices, share stories with your peers and expand your knowledge on a wide range of accessibility topics. Beginners and experts, non-technical...

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Some Info on Infographics

Maggie Vaughan | May 27, 2022 | Accessibility

Because infographics are visual, they inherently present accessibility barriers to users with visual and cognitive disabilities. Infographics can also be challenging for those who use keyboard-only navigation. People with color blindness may miss...

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Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Maggie Vaughan | May 19, 2022 | Accessibility

On the third Thursday of May, we celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD "started" on Sunday, November 27, 2011, when Joe Devon penned a post on challenging his fellow back-end programmers to increase their...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 17

Maggie Vaughan | May 17, 2022 | 3 Things

May 19 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Purpose The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and the more than One Billion people with disabilities/impairments. How to...

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Form and Function

Maggie Vaughan | May 13, 2022 | Accessibility, Quality Assurance

Web forms should be easy to navigate, complete, and submit while being keyboard accessible from the first input field to the submit button. Instructions, input format requirements, and error messages should be written in plain language and...

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DubBot Continues Tradition of Support

Maggie Vaughan | May 12, 2022 | Accessibility

Supporting the Higher Education Web Professionals Association (HighEdWeb) is not new for DubBot. We have been Silver or Gold sponsors of the Annual Conference since 2018 and the Accessibility Partner in 2021 and again for this year’s...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 10

Maggie Vaughan | May 10, 2022 | 3 Things

 3 Jobs Edition Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence (This position is now closed)~ Georgia Institute of TechnologyThe College of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology seeks experienced applicants for the...

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3 Things - Tuesday, May 3

Maggie Vaughan | May 3, 2022 | 3 Things

Voters with Disabilities Face New Ballot Restrictions Ahead of MidtermsAs voters went to the polls last month in the Texas primary, the voting rights hotline lit up at the nonprofit advocacy agency Disability Rights Texas. Delaware groups raise...

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Case Study: University of West Florida

Penny Kronz | May 2, 2022 | Quality Assurance, Web Governance, Accessibility

The University of West Florida utilizes a CMS to manage their website content which allows non-technical users to manage their own web content. While this is a great practice that allows UWF to output timely content, manually reviewing all content...

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