The majority of the 2,200 web accessibility lawsuits in 2018 are being filed under the ADA Title III act.
Title III prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in the activities of places of public accommodations (businesses that are generally open to the public and that fall into one of 12 categories listed in the ADA, such as restaurants, movie theaters, etc…
The lawsuits are claiming that the plaintiff was not able to access a particular area or certain function of the defendants’ website. So the lawyers claim that their defendant (a user) was discriminated against on the basis of disability (blindness) in the activities of places of public accommodation (the companies website).
That is where this plugin comes in to help.
With this plugin, you are able to add a button to the front of every page of your website that allows a disabled user to get help if they can not navigate any part of your site. We also added the ability to make this button only visible to screen readers! That’s right, only people using a screen reader will know that it is there. This way, you are not getting calls all day from people who do not actually need your help.