ADA, or the Americans With Disabilities Act, became the law of the land in 1990. A landmark piece of civil rights legislation, it “prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life.” Increasingly, as we can all attest, mainstream American life happens online and through digital media.
While times have undoubtedly changed, our industry has been slow to adapt, resulting in widespread noncompliance.
This white paper is intended to bring you up to speed on the history of the ADA, its implications for your business, and next steps you can take to ensure your digital properties and future roadmap are compliant.
Together, we can make the web more equitable and enjoyable for all.