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Creating Accessible Web Pages


Accessibility Resources and Training

Guidelines

Getting Started Making a Web Site Accessible
This page will help you understand the resources available on the WAI site.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
The WAI has ranked its guidelines by priority, where priority 1 must be satisfied by the developer; priority 2 should be satisfied by the developer; and priority 3 may be addressed by the developer.

Checklists and Testing

WAI List of Checkpoints
The WAI has ranked its checkpoints by priority, where: priority 1 must be satisfied by the developer; priority 2 should be satisfied by the developer; and priority 3 may be addressed by the developer.

WAI Quick Tips Reference
Key concepts for accessible web design.

WAVE Web Accessibility Tool
An application to help you check web pages for accessibility.

Workshops and Training

Assistive Technology and Accessible Media in Higher Education
An annual conference sponsored by CU-Boulder each November.

Curriculum for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
Online training from WAI.

Hands-on Training Workshop: Making Web Pages Accessible for People with Disabilities
Workshop offered through Information Technology Services.

Books and Articles

Constructing Accessible Web Sites
Thatcher, Bohman, Burks, Henry, Regan, Swierenga, Urban, & Waddell

Web Accessibility for People with Disabilities
Michael G. Paciello

Building an Accessible Web Site
By Amy Cohen. From CNET Builder.com

All Things Web: The Art of ALT
Tips on creating effective ALT tags.

Organizations and Resources

access.adobe.com
Tools and information on making Adobe PDF files accessible.

CPB/WGBH National Center for Accessible Media

IBM Accessibility Center Guidelines

Macromedia Product Features that Support Accessibility

Microsoft Web Guidelines

Designing More Usable Web Sites
From the Trace Center, University of Wisconsin

WebABLE
A directory of accessibility resources.

 
      
     
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