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What is web accessibility?

“Web Accessibility” means that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with the Web. It also removes barriers that reduce the functionality of websites. When sites are correctly designed, developed, and edited, all users have equal access to information and functionality.


Are there standards or laws for accessibility that school districts have to comply with?

Yes, In May, 2016, the DOJ issued a Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SANPRM) which contemplates that WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards will be the standard for web content.


What elements make a website accessible? 



How are individuals with disabilities able to use websites and related online technology?

Below are some examples of the types of tools that can be used:


  • Screen Reader (vision and cognitive)
  • Refreshable Braille Display (vision)
  • Screen Magnifiers (low vision)
  • Voice Recognition Software (mobility impairment)
  • Keyboard (most people with disabilities)
  • Closed Captions (hearing and cognitive)
  • Hearing Aids (hearing)
  • Word Prediction Software



Is my website required to be accessible?

Yes, please visit for a detailed report regarding Website Accessibility Under the ADA and Section 504.


What is the cost of making my website accessible?

Costs vary widely depending on which company you are working with. What we do know is that Gabbart Provides the best value, support, and training in the industry. Take a moment to visit, scroll to the bottom of the page and fill out the form to schedule a demo and get a quote emailed to you. We think you will be pleasantly surprised to discover how little it cost to partner with Gabbart Communications.


Why should I make my website accessible?

Your website is an increasingly important resource in many aspects of life, education, family, students, employment, recreation and more. It is essential that your website be accessible to provide equal access and equal opportunity to those with disabilities. In addition, an accessible website can also help people with disabilities more actively participate in your community.


Website Technology offers unprecedented access to information and interaction for many people with disabilities. The common barriers to print and interact with audio and visual media can now be a thing of the past with your help.


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