August 2013 Newsletter

From Our Blog

How to Use Our Accessibility Cheatsheets

As the popularity of our accessibility cheatsheets continues to grow, we wanted to outline how we believe these resources should (and should not) be used.

Featured Resources

Latest GOALS Cheatsheet: Acrobat XI

GOALS has created a new cheatsheet that covers the improved accessibility features of Adobe Acrobat XI.

A Guide to Using GOALS Materials to Evaluate Web Accessibility Evidence During an Accreditation Review

There are many different methods that review teams can use to evaluate institutional evidence of web accessibility. However, not all team members may be familiar with the topic. This resource is a primer on using the materials and guidelines developed by Project GOALS to help accreditation review teams understand and consider evidence of web accessibility during a reaffirmation assessment.

In the News

Audiobooks Aren't Enough

The recent Louisiana Tech University settlement signifies a shift in the extent to which colleges are expected to address accessibility.

Justice Department Pushes Back Date For Proposed Website Accessibility Rules — Yet Again

Although the DOJ pushed back the announcement of the latest accessibility regulations, businesses are wise to take a proactive approach and address accessibility issues now.

Apple Puts Special Education at the Forefront

Apples newly-redesigned Education page places Special Education at the forefront, highlighting their iOS OS X accessibility features.

Online Web Accessibility Summit — Sept. 10-11

Spend two days online with Web Accessibility experts and find the inspiration and practical knowledge you need to make your Web presence truly universal.