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Person traveling by plane in a wheelchair
Person traveling by plane in a wheelchair

The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) makes booking travel and traveling accessible to everyone, regardless of any impeding disabilities. Whether it’s a cognitive disability or physical impairment, air carrier companies are required to make any point of access to travel, including their website, kiosk or mobile app, compliant to Air Carrier Access Act regulations that work to avoid any type of discrimination. Learn more about what the act entails and how to make your airline’s website compliant.

The Prohibition of Discriminatory Practices

The following are some important main points of the DoT rule that airlines must obey (Title 14 CFR, Part 382):

  • Airlines may not…

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What is a screen reader? Screen readers have been around nearly as long as the World Wide Web. However, many who are new to understanding digital accessibility may not know exactly what a screen reader is or how it works.

We’re here to help! Screen readers are software that enables those who cannot see the screen to access information on computers and smartphones. The technology literally reads the screen aloud or converts it to Braille. As the internet became more popular, screen readers became more sophisticated. …


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Two illustrations showing an unsuccessful path with barriers and a successful path with zero barriers.
Two illustrations showing an unsuccessful path with barriers and a successful path with zero barriers.

Summary: Many websites use Skip to Main Content links to make the online experience more efficient for users with disabilities. But all too often, skip navigation links are either left out or poorly implemented. This causes frustration and abandoned journeys. Find out how AudioEye experts resolve this common issue and help enable clear and orderly navigation for users of all abilities.


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Hands using assistive technology devices with an overlay image of the accessibility man
Hands using assistive technology devices with an overlay image of the accessibility man

Assistive technologies include any device, software or equipment used to increase, maintain or improve the functional capabilities of people with disabilities. With technology advancing by leaps and bounds in the past few years, you may not be aware of the different types of assistive technologies available.

5 Assistive Technology Tools

The following list of assistive technology can help your business better reach its target audience and also improve the end-user experience. Let’s look at some key technologies that have made a significant impact on individuals with disabilities.

Screen Readers

There’s a wide range of assistive technology types available to help individuals who struggle with reading. One…


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A graphic depicting a magnifying glass over a chart to indicate looking at data, a hand holding a percentage to indicate statistics, and a person in a circle to indicate the focus on website users.
A graphic depicting a magnifying glass over a chart to indicate looking at data, a hand holding a percentage to indicate statistics, and a person in a circle to indicate the focus on website users.

It’s too expensive. It takes too much time. There’s no real business value in making my website accessible.

The decision to make your site accessible for all people is vital. After all, one quarter of the U.S. adult population is living with a disability that may impact whether they can navigate your online content. Yet the fact remains, the overwhelming majority of websites today have accessibility problems. Why? …


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Illustration of a web browser with three indicators showing accessibility issues
Illustration of a web browser with three indicators showing accessibility issues

Summary: Making your website compliant has many benefits, especially in a web-first world. Here’s why automation on its own will not solve digital accessibility.

Accessibility Plugins: The Promise

For many organizations, keeping websites compliant with digital accessibility laws is an uphill struggle. With many other business concerns jostling for attention, it is all too easy for compliance tasks related to the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) to slip lower on the agenda.

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have greatly reduced manual workload in many areas. For certain common website elements, sophisticated automation such as accessibility plugins can fix many basic problems…


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Summary: A cognitive disability may impact a person’s ability to perform mental tasks. This includes tasks on websites. Use this guide to learn about cognitive disabilities, definitions, examples, and more.

A cognitive disability may impact a person’s ability to perform mental tasks. Cognitive disabilities are based on a spectrum, given that concept is broad and does not have a clear definition. Various types of cognitive impairment have been linked to the biology and physiology of the brain. The biology and physiology of the brain can be affected by congenital and developmental conditions, traumatic injury, infection, and chemical imbalances.

What is a Cognitive Disability?

The definition…


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One card that has a magnifying glass with #1 in the middle and one card with an accessibility icon
One card that has a magnifying glass with #1 in the middle and one card with an accessibility icon

Digital accessibility and SEO are two sides of the same coin. By investing in accessibility, you can also expect to improve your search rankings. That’s because search algorithms give better ranks to pages that are most accessible. Learn how AudioEye can help you boost your search rankings with an accessible site.

Five years ago, if you asked a marketing team whether they’d prefer to focus on search engine optimization (SEO) or digital accessibility, SEO would have won hands down.

While few marketers had a deep understanding of the technical implications of SEO, they knew it was important. It’s an easy…


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Illustration of a phone with an accessibility icon in the middle and two dollar bills on either side
Illustration of a phone with an accessibility icon in the middle and two dollar bills on either side

Ensuring that your products and services are accessible to everyone online, including people living with a disability, is a legal obligation for most organizations based in the U.S., and for many in other countries worldwide.

Happily, thanks to a little-known tax credit, accessibility could be much more affordable than you expect.

Making accessibility more cost-effective is a big win, because companies that invest in digital accessibility are likely not only to reduce their risk of a digital accessibility-related lawsuit, but also to increase customer satisfaction and attract new customers. Research suggests that over 1 billion people worldwide have a disability…


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Whether you’re a business designing an e-commerce website for your customers or a public-sector organization creating online services for your citizens, it’s important that your portal is as accessible and easy to use as is achievable for the widest possible audience.

At the same time, there are important design considerations — for example, making important decisions about content, images, typography, and layout. And above all, your choice of colors can make the difference between a site that pops and one that flops.

Color is a tricky subject — and it’s not just about the way the components look. In fact…

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