It is important that a person with a disability be able to acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services as a person without a disability, and be able to do so in an equally effective manner, with substantially equivalent ease of use.
The best place to find resources about making educational materials accessible is looking at the resources created for faculty teaching at colleges.
- W3C accessibility guidelines, which explains the reasons behind each guideline.
- U.S. Federal Government Section 508 accessibility guidelines.
- World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
- WebAIM, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving accessibility to online learning materials.
Ensure the tools your Company uses are accessible
Vendors for video captioning:
Vendors for live captioning:
Screen reader tools
- JAWS, a screen reader for Windows. A time-limited, downloadable demo is available.
- VoiceOver - VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple Inc.'s macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPod operating systems
- NVDA: A free, high-quality, full-featured screen reader for Windows.
Color contrast tools
- Photoshop's Color Blindness Emulator
- Color Oracle: Color blindness visualizer for Mac and Windows
- Accessible Color Palette Builder: Simplifies building color palettes with combinations that conform with accessibility standards.
- Paciello Group Colour Contrast Analyser: Assess your page against WCAG 2.0 color contrast success criteria, and find out how your web content looks to people with dichromatic color-blindness, cataracts, and other visual conditions.
- Color Oracle: Allows you to see what your screen looks like to people with color blindness.
- Chrome Developer Tools (Accessibility pane, Contrast ratio and Audits): Allows you to evaluate website accessibility inside your browser.
- NoCoffee add-on for Chrome: Allows you to see what your screen looks like to people with various visual impairments.
- Axe open source rules library for accessibility testing from Deque.