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Feb. 18, 2020

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) & Websites

ADA Compliance in Websites

What is ADA?

Over 56 million Americans have a disability covered by the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990. This Act prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life. These disabilities include blindness, deafness, handicap motor skills and more.

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ADA Compliance

Businesses are becoming more reliant on their websites to reach audiences and generate commerce. Consequently, these websites (and other online properties) are receiving more scrutiny by ADA attorneys. Over the last four years, there has been an explosion of lawsuits and claims by disabled people asserting that businesses’ websites were not accessible to them because they were not up to code with Title III of the ADA. Most recently, Dominos lost a lawsuit filed by a blind man unable to order from the website or mobile app using a screen reader. Dominos lost the case in Supreme Court.

How to be ADA Compliant

VanNoppen Marketing is dedicated to creating websites with the best technology and practices available. We can help you solve ADA accessibility issues before they reach your customer. Contact us today to start this responsible process.

For more information, check out:

https://www.furnituretoday.com/e-commerce/is-your-website-accessible-to-all/

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