Dos and Donts of Accessibility: https://accessibility.blog.gov.uk/2016/09/02/dos-and-donts-on-designing-for-accessibility/
Accessible Design Resources
These websites offer various instruction and suggestion for making a design accessible.
- Access DL (https://www.washington.edu/doit/programs/accessdl)
- Do-IT videos (https://www.washington.edu/doit/do-it-videos)
- WebAim (https://webaim.org/) – This website offers step-by-step instruction for creating accessible Word documents, PDFs, and PowerPoints and for creating effective alt-text and hyperlinks. The site offers a color contrast checker
- National Center for Accessible Media (http://ncam.wgbh.org/invent_build/web_multimedia/tools-guidelines)
- Creating Video and Multimedia (https://www.washington.edu/doit/creating-video-and-multimedia-products-are-accessible-people-sensory-impairments)
- IMS Guidelines for Developing Accessible Learning Applications (http://www.imsglobal.org/accessibility/accessiblevers/index.html) – This website offers guidelines but is constructed with a web developer audience in mind.
This tool generate a report of issues that could make accessing content in a website difficult for people with disabilities.
- WAVE (http://wave.webaim.org/)
Using Accessible Features
These websites help explain some of the accessibility features available for use.
- FireFox (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/accessibility-features-firefox-make-firefox-and-we)
- Microsoft including Internet Explorer 8 (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/)
- Safari (https://mediaaccess.org.au/web/web-browsers/how-to-turn-on-accessibility-features-in-safari)
- Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (https://www.resna.org/about)
W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines
- W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (https://www.w3.org/WAI/)