Is your website accessible to the disabled?

Position:From the Courts

For employers, part of complying with the ADA involves making the workplace accessible to disabled customers. If you serve the public online, the ADA also requires you to alter your virtual workplace to accommodate those who are blind or have other disabilities. That may require coding your site to work with assistive technologies like screen readers.

Website accessibility lawsuits 2017 814 2018 2,258 Source: Seyfarth Shaw law firm report Note: Table made from bar graph. Don't think people will notice? In just the past year, ADA-related website accessibility lawsuits filed in federal courts have spiked by 177% (see chart). New York...

To continue reading