The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) were established to ensure equal access to information and services for individuals with disabilities in the United States and Ontario, Canada, respectively. These acts dictate the standards that websites must meet to accommodate people with disabilities. One key requirement outlined by both ADA and AODA is adherence to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. These guidelines provide a framework for making web content more accessible and user-friendly for individuals with disabilities.

Ensuring that your website is compliant with the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) standards is crucial in today's digital landscape. By adhering to these guidelines, you are not only providing equal access to individuals with disabilities but also safeguarding your business from potential legal issues and financial penalties. Compliance with ADA and AODA regulations is an essential step towards creating an inclusive online environment where all users can navigate your website seamlessly and access information effectively.

Ensuring that your website is accessible to everyone is not just a legal requirement, but also a moral imperative. At our company, we take this responsibility seriously by conducting in-depth research into your industry to understand the specific accessibility needs of your audience. Our team meticulously addresses every accessibility error on your website to guarantee compliance with ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) regulations.

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Lawsuits filed
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AVG Legal defence cost
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AVG Settlement
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Web Accessibility Compliance Audit

We provide a comprehensive audit of your website’s accessibility at no cost. Fill out the form to receive an in-depth analysis of all errors and issues that need fixing. Our experts will show you how these problems are affecting your website’s performance and rankings using our Google Partner Portal. Understand the impact of non-compliance and take the first step towards a more accessible and high-performing website.

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Metawebwork Accessibility formula

Our streamlined ADA & AODA compliance process ensures that your website meets all accessibility standards without the complexity.

01

Discovery & Goal Setting

We begin by understanding your business goals and the specific accessibility requirements for your industry.

02

Website Audit

Our experts conduct a thorough audit to identify all accessibility issues according to ADA & AODA standards.

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Detailed Reporting

We provide a comprehensive report detailing each accessibility issue and its impact on your website's performance and user experience.

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Custom Accessibility Widget

We deploy a custom accessibility widget that offers users extensive options to personalize their browsing experience based on their needs. This way, you don’t need to change anything on the backend every time you add a new product or make a design change to your website.

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Full Implementation

Our team handles all necessary fixes and optimizations, ensuring your website is fully accessible and compliant with ADA & AODA standards.

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Performance Monitoring
& Reporting

We continuously monitor your website's accessibility and provide detailed monthly reports to ensure ongoing compliance.

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Continuous Optimization

Our team regularly reviews and optimizes your website to maintain compliance with evolving accessibility standards.

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Ongoing Support

We offer ongoing support to address new accessibility challenges as they arise and ensure your website remains compliant. We even provide our partners with their own litigation support team.

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Monthly Compliance Review

We conduct a comprehensive monthly review of your website to ensure it continues to meet ADA & AODA standards. This review helps identify any new issues and provides updates based on the latest accessibility guidelines.

We begin by understanding your business goals and the specific accessibility requirements for your industry.

Our experts conduct a thorough audit to identify all accessibility issues according to ADA & AODA standards.

We provide a comprehensive report detailing each accessibility issue and its impact on your website's performance and user experience.

We deploy a custom accessibility widget that offers users extensive options to personalize their browsing experience based on their needs. This way, you don’t need to change anything on the backend every time you add a new product or make a design change to your website.

Our team handles all necessary fixes and optimizations, ensuring your website is fully accessible and compliant with ADA & AODA standards.

We continuously monitor your website's accessibility and provide detailed monthly reports to ensure ongoing compliance.

Our team regularly reviews and optimizes your website to maintain compliance with evolving accessibility standards.

We offer ongoing support to address new accessibility challenges as they arise and ensure your website remains compliant. We even provide our partners with their own litigation support team.

We conduct a comprehensive monthly review of your website to ensure it continues to meet ADA & AODA standards. This review helps identify any new issues and provides updates based on the latest accessibility guidelines.

Accessibility FAQ

ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) is a U.S. law ensuring accessibility for people with disabilities. AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) applies to Ontario, Canada, and requires businesses to meet specific accessibility standards to make their services more inclusive. ACA (Accessible Canada Act) is a federal law in Canada, aiming for a barrier-free Canada by 2040. By 2025, all Canadian businesses must comply with AODA and ACA standards, or they will face significant fines from the government, ensuring that both public and private sectors are accessible to everyone.

Full accessibility significantly enhances user experience, broadening your audience by including individuals with disabilities. This commitment demonstrates social responsibility and inclusivity, leading to increased engagement, customer loyalty, and potentially higher conversions. Accessible websites also tend to have better overall usability, benefiting all users and fostering a positive brand image.

Accessible websites often rank higher in search engine results due to better crawlability and indexability. Google prioritizes user experience, including accessibility features, which can improve your search rankings. This includes proper heading structures, alternative text for images, and keyboard navigation, all of which contribute to improved SEO, leading to increased organic traffic and better overall site performance.

Non-compliance can lead to severe consequences, including legal actions, fines, and penalties. In the U.S., businesses can face fines up to $75,000 for the first violation and up to $150,000 for subsequent violations. Settlements for ADA lawsuits can range from $20,000 to $50,000, and sometimes reach hundreds of thousands of dollars​ (Equally.AI Blog –)​. In Canada, non-compliance with AODA and ACA by 2025 can result in government fines up to $100,000 per day. Additionally, non-compliance can harm your reputation, limit your audience, and lead to a loss of trust from customers. More details can be found in the Equally.AI Blog.

Our compliance process is comprehensive and straightforward. It includes an initial discovery phase to understand your business goals and accessibility requirements, followed by a detailed website audit to identify all accessibility issues. We then provide a comprehensive report, deploy a custom accessibility widget, and handle all necessary fixes and optimizations. We continuously monitor your website’s accessibility and provide monthly reports to ensure ongoing compliance. Regular optimizations and ongoing support are part of our service to address any new challenges.

Yes, businesses in the U.S. may qualify for ADA tax credits of up to $5,000, which can offset the costs of accessibility improvements. Accessible websites can lead to higher user engagement and customer satisfaction, increasing potential revenue. Additionally, by reaching a broader audience, including people with disabilities, you can tap into new market opportunities. We help our clients maximize these tax benefits and ensure they receive the highest return on their investment in accessibility, making it a smart business decision.