Accessibility Tools


There are hundreds of sites available to provide information on accessibility for documents and web sites. Here are comprehensive sites that provide you with all the tools you need to create accessible web pages and documents.

WebAim www.webaim.org
Initiative to expand the web's potential for people with disabilities

WC3 Accessibility www.w3.org/WAI/
Web Accessibility Initiative develops guidelines and support materials that serve as the International standard for Web accessibility

Web Accessibility for All www.cew.wisc.edu/accessibility/
Resources and tutorials to create accessible web documents.

Jim Thatcher jimthatcher.com/webcourse1.htm
Web course on how to make web pages 508 compliant

Access Project at Colorado State - Universally Design Instruction
accessproject.colostate.edu/ Modules on creating accessible documents and web pages. Great introduction on UDL

Dive Into Accessibility diveintoaccessibility.org/
30 days to an accessible web site

DO-IT www.washington.edu/doit/
Disabilities, Opportunties, Internetworking and Technology
links to demonstrations and AccessIT, and even an online course for accessible web development

Trace trace.wisc.edu/world/web/
Designing more usable web sites (part of Designing a more usable world)

Microsoft Accessibility www.microsoft.com/enable/
Microsoft information on built in accessibility features in their products

Apple Accessibility www.apple.com/accessibility/
Apple information on built in accessibility features.

Adobe www.adobe.com/accessibility/index.html
Guidelines for accessibility with Flash and Acrobat

Online courses for Web Development & Accessibility (designed for high school students)
www.washington.edu/accessit/webdesign/student/index.htm

Web Accessibility Standards
www.sfsu.edu/access/training/websites/sfstate_webstandards.htm

South Carolina Collaboration Assistive Technology Network
sccatn.wikispaces.com/

Access-SC www.access-sc.org/ South Carolina Web Accessibility Group