The A to Y Workshop will be held in the British Studies Room on the 5th floor of Norlin Library on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Below are examples of ways to make maps and directions more accessible to blind and low vision users.


Attention Screen Reader Users

Google Maps navigation is generally accessible and useful in getting to campus and around on the main streets. It is less useful when giving walking directions around campus, particularly if the user cannot see the accompanying map. Here are directions to navigate a Google Map on a computer with a keyboard. This can be helpful for general orientation, but it is not specific enough to show the precise location of one building with respect to another.

Continue reading for more accessible navigation options.