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Featured: Overlays misunderstand accessibility

“Accessibility overlays are a peculiar approach to accessibility problems. They make many assumptions that demonstrate a failure to understand assistive technology and human needs. As a concept, overlays are fundamentally flawed, because they are used by a website, not a human being.”

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Sponsored: Website accessibility - The what and the why

Need to brush up on what digital accessibility means and, most importantly, why it matters? This helpful guide offers practical advice to get you and your team up to speed on the basics of website accessibility.

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News, resources, tools and tutorials

New to A11y

Andy Bell writes about how progressive enhancement hasn’t caught on, and what it actually is all about. Andy equates using progressive enhancement to helping you build for everyone. The post also clarifies that this isn’t about no JavaScript. Good lessons in here for building web interfaces.

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