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.
Companies & Organizations • Apple
Apple's Accessibility Human Interface Guidelines
Follow Apple's Accessibility Human Interface Guidelines.
Web Standards • W3
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.
Guides • Washington 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.
Checklists • Web Accessibility Checklist
Web Accessibility Checklist
A checklist for creating accessible websites and web applications.
Books • Regine 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.
Podcasts & Videos • YouTube
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 Systems • Carnegie Museums
This web accessibility guide includes best practices, resources, and practical advice about how to ensure all users have equal access to information and functionality.
Resources • Ben 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.
Resources • Humane by Design
Humane by Design
A resource that provides guidance for designing ethically humane digital products through patterns focused on user well-being.
Resources • Microsoft
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!