Assistive Technology and Accessibility

New Editions provides WCAG 2.1 AAA accessibility testing services and Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) generation for UiPath Cloud and On Prem products. UiPath is a global software company for robotic process automation (RPA). The UiPath platform (web and software applications) helps automate enterprise experiences, discovering what can be automated, building automations, managing and deploying automations at the enterprise level, running automations through robots and provides a collaborative mechanism where automation and team members work together.

By Chris Dizon, Senior Accessibility Analyst

At New Editions, we believe designing and developing accessible information and communication technology should be a normal course of action. We pride ourselves on being Section 508 and WCAG 2.1 experts and leaders in the accessibility field.  New Editions provides accessibility consulting and support services to our clients to help them gain the necessary knowledge and expertise to develop fully accessible products.

By: Dominique Wheeler, Senior Accessibility Technician

By Megan Hagberg, Accessibility Analyst

Accessibility trainings, whether in-person, virtual, or a hybrid learning model, are a great way to introduce folks to what accessible information and communications technology (ICT) is, why it’s important, and how to remediate inaccessible content and create accessible content moving forward. Here are six quick tips on how to deliver a successful accessibility training.

By Todd Betteker, Accessibility Specialist and Chad Lamb, Senior Test Engineer

Automated Section 508 compliance web scanning software has become a popular tool for accessible code testing over the last decade. This blog will discuss some of the software’s pros and cons to determine if it’s the right tool for your organization.

By: Kristen Smith-O’Connor, Senior Accessibility Subject Matter Expert

Learning accessibility standards, techniques, and testing methodologies can seem overwhelming. You may not know where to start; you may need to refresh your skills; or you may want to find resources to share with colleagues to build accessibility expertise. Below are some of the many resources available to help you on your accessibility journey.

By: Ann Marie Davis, Senior Section 508 Technical Specialist

 

“Making accessible technology is a lot like making blueberry muffins.  You can’t put the blueberries in the muffin after the muffin is baked.” - Cordelia McGee-Tubb, web accessibility engineer at Salesforce

Too often, accessibility has been an afterthought and accessibility teams have been viewed as “enforcers,” rather than collaborators with shared goals – until the development of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Section 508 Playbook!