Getting Started with Accessibility

All you need as a beginner to kickstart efforts, bring your team up to speed, and hit the ground running with accessibility efforts.

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Companies & OrganizationsApple

Apple's Accessibility Human Interface Guidelines

Follow Apple's Accessibility Human Interface Guidelines.

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Web StandardsW3

First Public Working Draft of W3C Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 3.0

Following these guidelines will address many of the needs of users with blindness, low vision and other vision impairments; deafness and hearing loss; limited movement and dexterity; speech disabilities; sensory disorders; cognitive and learning disabilities; and combinations of these.

GuidesWashington Edu

Developing Accessible Websites

In order to assure that websites and web applications are accessible to and usable by everyone, designers and developers must follow web accessibility guidelines.

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ChecklistsWeb Accessibility Checklist

Web Accessibility Checklist

A checklist for creating accessible websites and web applications.

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BooksRegine Gilbert

Inclusive Design for a Digital World - Designing with Accessibility in Mind

What is inclusive design? It is simple. It means that your product has been created with the intention of being accessible to as many different users as possible.

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Podcasts & VideosYouTube

Applied Accessibility: Practical Tips for Creating more Accessible Front-Ends

As front-end developers, we are tasked with building the front end of a Web site or application — in other words, we are building the user’s end of an interface. This is why it is crucial that we ensure that the front-end foundations that we build are as inclusive of and accessible to as many users as possible.

Design SystemsCarnegie Museums

Accessibility Guidelines

This web accessibility guide includes best practices, resources, and practical advice about how to ensure all users have equal access to information and functionality.

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ResourcesBen Robertson

50+ Web Accessibility Resources for Web Developers

There are lots of different ways to get started with accessibility, and honestly, looking at a list like what I've compiled here might be more overwhelming than it needs to be.

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ResourcesHumane by Design

Humane by Design

A resource that provides guidance for designing ethically humane digital products through patterns focused on user well-being.

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ResourcesMicrosoft

Microsoft Inclusive Design Resources

Practice new skills, develop new concepts, or create a prototype—the toolkit is made to be retrofitted to your design team’s goals. Download everything here, and start exploring!