It's estimated that up to 20% of the U.S. population has some level of disability.
Using accessible design on your website makes navigating the web easier for anyone with visual, hearing, physical, or cognitive/learning disabilities. But it also assists those who use advanced web viewing technologies, including mobile and voice web browsers, as well as indexing robots and other techniques used by search engines for ranking your website.
With accessible design
everyone hears you.
On top of that, if you are a government or non-profit website, you may be required by law to insure your website's accessibility meets certain minimum standards.
Accessibility design guidelines will evolve over time. We remain vigilant in our efforts to evolve with them.
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