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Inclusive Design for Social Media: Tips for Creating Accessible Channels

Inclusive Design for Social Media: Tips for Creating Accessible Channels

The Hootsuite Blog presents guidelines to make your social media posts accessible. Making sure that your social media is accessible will create an inclusive environment and reach a larger audience. Quick Facts The inclusive design increases the number of people who can access your social media. Making it accessible means that all can access yourRead more about Inclusive Design for Social Media: Tips for Creating Accessible Channels[…]

Make your Word Documents Accessible to People with Disabilities (Microsoft Support)

Make your Word Documents Accessible to People with Disabilities (Microsoft Support)

Microsoft provides guidelines for creating accessible Word documents, including instructions and general best practices. This resource provides support for creating accessible Word documents in Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and on the web version of Microsoft Word. Quick Facts One of the main guidelines in this document is to use the built-in “Accessibility Checker.” This toolRead more about Make your Word Documents Accessible to People with Disabilities (Microsoft Support)[…]

Access Ability 2: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design

Access Ability 2: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design

This is a robust handbook that contains information, guidelines, education, and tools that are meant to improve the accessibility of digital and print media. The Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) assembled the handbook in collaboration with the Government of Ontario. It also broadly covers digital media and provides information on accessible PDFs, Web Accessibility, Semantic Structure,Read more about Access Ability 2: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design[…]

Android Accessibility Help

Android Accessibility Help

This resource provides a quick overview of accessibility settings that library staff can use on Android devices. It could be helpful for troubleshooting with a patron having issues with an Android device. Quick Facts There are accessibility features built into Android devices. Enable/disable the TalkBack screen reader by: Pressing both the volume buttons on the sideRead more about Android Accessibility Help[…]

Apple Accessibility Support

Apple Accessibility Support

A guide for some of the accessibility features available in Apple products, including VoiceOver, AssistiveTouch, Switch Control, Guided Access, Voice Control. There is also a braille user guide for different types of apple devices. Quick Facts Apple has built-in accessibility features in their devices. VoiceOver is the built-in screen reader available in Macs, iPhones, iPads,Read more about Apple Accessibility Support[…]

AppleVis

AppleVis

AppleVis is an online resource for blind and low-vision users of Apple products such as the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. It is a blog that provides guides to various apps and software, reviews of the accessibility of Apple products, and a discussion forum and podcast. Quick Facts Apple provides accessibility featuresRead more about AppleVis[…]

Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy

Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy

This free ebook contains essential information for web developers and organizations that want to ensure their digital content is fully accessible. The information is presented as various readings, hands-on activities, and a self-administered test to take at the end of each chapter. It is licensed under Creative Commons ShareAlike 4.0, which allows anyone to redistribute theRead more about Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy[…]