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Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) ?>

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is a set of laws that go about making the province more accessible. The goal is to make the government, non-profits and private sector businesses accessible to the 15.5% of Ontarians with disabilities.  The law was passed in 2005, it has many goals and timelines but the main objective is to make the entire province accessible by 2025. Although the laws cover various types of accessibility, for this article we will focus on the online  requirements.   Who? Nonprofits…

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The Four Principles of Accessibility ?>

The Four Principles of Accessibility

The four principles of accessibility are the key factors to consider when building accessible web pages. They are the basic requirements that must be met in order for users to be able to make sense of a web page. If you don’t considering these factors, your site may fail to meet the needs of your users and you could lose business. The four principles are perceivable, operable, understandable and robust. Perceivable This means that content must be presented in a way that it…

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