Web accessibility in the Mid-Atlantic United States: a study of 50 homepages

  title={Web accessibility in the Mid-Atlantic United States: a study of 50 homepages},
  author={Jonathan Lazar and Patricia Beere and Kisha-Dawn Greenidge and Yogesh Nagappa},
  journal={Universal Access in the Information Society},
This paper reports on a study of 50 homepages in the Mid-Atlantic United States to determine what accessibility problems exist. The 50 homepages were evaluated using both the U.S. government’s Section 508 guidelines as well as the Web Accessibility Initiative’s (WAI) Priority Level 1 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). According to both sets of guidelines, 49 out of 50 sites were found to have accessibility problems, although some of the accessibility problems were minor and… CONTINUE READING
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