Compliance with ADA Laws Can Improve Small Businesses
Published on October 3, 2017 at 6:00 am
Did you know that over 30 million Americans over the age of 18 can’t read standard sized print?
It’s true. And 30 million might seem like a large number, but it’s actually on the conservative side. Consider the number of Baby Boomers who are facing medical issues that affect eyesight. Diabetes, macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, and autoimmune disease are just some of the issues that are creating more visual impairments in the American population.
ADA compliance is a valuable tool to make your products and services available to more people and increase profitability.
Know the law to keep your small business ADA compliant
Many small business owners think ADA accessibility doesn’t apply to their organization, or they’re confused about the specifics of the ADA laws. The American’s with Disabilities Act is clear about one thing: all organizations had to be in compliance by 2012.
One of the most common misconceptions pertains to removing barriers for equal access to goods, services, information and programs. It is assumed that this part of the law only pertains to structural access, but the ADA also defines barriers as communication barriers. Communication barriers are barriers [...]