Accessible Digital Content

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 

Guiding document created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Widely accepted and adopted into policy around the world. The U.S. Department of Justice has consistently required compliance with WCAG 2.0 in many judgements. This document has broken down accessibility into four areas, P.O.U.R - Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, Robust 

Perceivable 

Operable

Understandable

Robust

Design & Accessibility Elements


Headings

Color & Contrast 

Images & Alt text - Image Description

Videos: Captions & Audio Descriptions

Recognizable Links That Are Clear

Font & Writing

Charts & Tables

Lists & Spacing

Slide Accessibility


Layouts & Titles

Videos & Captions

Alt Text

Lists & Spacing

Links

Font & Reading Order

Color & Contrast

Accessibility Testing Tools

Accessibility testers don’t find all of the errors; however, they do offer a good place to start. Website testing by an individual with disabilities and/or formal consulting company is preferred. AEM Center’s list of consulting companies.
 

GSuite

Office 365

Chrome Extensions

Bookmarklets

3 Things to Remember

Accessibility Statement/Policy

Shares the district’s or co-op’s commitment to accessibility 

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