What's the risk of not being compliant?
In addition to not being able to serve clients, there are numerous legal risks for not being compliant.
Take reasonable steps towards compliance
Consider a monthly compliance solution ($80-$100)
Small businesses must take reasonable efforts toward compliance. ** There is no one-size-fits-all solution **
Remember: There are multiple levels of accessibility, starting with the minimum access provided by a software widget. Solutions start at $80 to $100 per month.
Some of them advertise up to 95% accessibility. 100% compliance will require an audit.
8.1 million visually impaired and 2 million legally blind Source for both: U.S Census Bureau
Also from the US Census Bureau, but also listed on https://www.interactiveaccessibility.com/accessibility-statistics
From Chicago-based law firm Seyfarth & Shaw. https://www.adatitleiii.com/2019/07/federal-ada-title-iii-lawsuit-numbers-continue-to-climb-in-2019/
Here is a partial list of website accessibility providers:
Bottom line: We recommend taking some action to make your website more accessible. Whether its a risk management or civic duty decision, the cost is negligible compared to the risk.
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