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  1. HR620 Passes in the House

    Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on HR 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017. This bill limits the ability for someone to file a lawsuit due to violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It was adopted with 225 votes in favor,...

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  2. Usability Tester Showcase: Bruce Turner’s Story

    by Marine Menier

    For several years now, Knowbility has recruited people with disabilities to participate in usability studies. During that time, we’ve added hundreds of people from across the United States and beyond to our AccessWorks user testing panel, which partners testers with disabilities with companies interested in improving the accessibility and usability...

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  3. Attacks on the ADA Don't Remove the Need and Responsibility for Web Accessibility

    Two bits of news about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the last couple weeks are of concern for people with disabilities. It is also concerning for those of us working in the field of accessibility: The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has withdrawn Technical Assistance and Guidance documents...

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  4. International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017

    I am sitting at the gate in an airport, waiting for a flight to Vancouver, BC. I use a wheelchair and travel with a service dog. Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.  I can't help but think about the changes that happened since this event officially started...

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  5. World Usability Day 2017: Accessibility, Usability, and User Experience

    Today is World Usability Day. This year's theme is "Inclusion through User Experience," which is excellent because it promotes the idea of an inclusive web, which has been Knowbility's vision since the very beginning. You might ask: "What's usability?" In this context, we're talking about making websites easier to use...

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