Sites, services, tools, and other resources to help you create inclusive content and learn more about digital accessibility in relation to social media.
Web tool from UsableNet that tracks the number of ADA-based cases involving digital accessibility on a month-to-month basis.
Worldwide leader in document accessibility products and services that specializes in the creation, validation, and remediation.
Ablr is a digital accessibility and inclusion company that combines humanity and technology to bring 100% compliance to your digital content. Ablr's innovative solutions and services empower the lives of people living with a disability.
A breakdown of accessible best practices for visual design from the U.S. General Services Administration.
Tool that detects if your color choices are accessible for users with color blindness.
Tool to help you determine if your color choices meet acceptable contrast ratio standards to be considered accessible.
Visual interpreting service that provides those who are blind or low vision with instant access to trained agents who deliver objective visual information.
A nifty bot by Hannah Kolbeck that will remind you about the importance of alt text. Follow it on Twitter to get DM reminders when you post images without alt text.
A Twitter bot by Hannah Kolbeck that provides various utilities for helping screenreader users and folks writing alt text.
A collaboration between artists Bojana Coklyat and Shannon Finnegan to help people think about alt text in a more creative way through attention to language, word economy, and experimental spirit.
A library of image descriptions, also known as alt text, created by Hannah Kolbeck.
A collection of images created and curated by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that show real Americans with disabilities using common home safety devices.
This deck helps designers and developers think about different kinds of disability and accessibility.
Free mobile app that connects blind and low-vision individuals with sighted volunteers and companies from all over the world through a live video call.
A list of various color contrast tools compiled by PolicyViz.
This Colorblind Accessibility Manifesto from Colorblind User Experience Designer Federico Monaco is a concise and straightforward run-down of the things to consider when it comes to designing with color.
Comprehensive guide on providing effective alt text for digital images, especially artworks like paintings and sculptures.
Comprehensive benchmarking tool that helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions that they can take to achieve disability inclusion and equality.
Toolkit containing info and resources on how a company‚Äôs disability-focused affinity group can promote disability inclusion through the employment life cycle and can enable employees with disabilities to bring their whole selves to work. Created by the Disability:IN ERG/BRG Leadership Committee.
Fable is an online platform where digital teams can engage people with disabilities in research and on-demand user testing.
Guidance from the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division describing how state and local governments and businesses open to the public can ensure that their websites are accessible to people with disabilities as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Guide from MyVision on how to improve internet accessibility for individuals with impaired vision.
A free screen reader tool for desktop computers. Please note that NVDA is only available for PCs running Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 or later.
Nagish is a free service that makes communication more accessible to people who are Deaf, hard-of-hearing, or people with speech impediments, and they put together this excellent Deaf/HoH 101 guide.
Comprehensive breakdown of why web accessibility overlays are not a sufficient way to make your website accessible.
Official guidelines for the U.S. government's Plain Writing Act of 2010. Outlines best practices for writing in plain language.
A neat tool that can help you create color combos that meet accessibility standards.
Scribely is an accessibility solutions company that writes alt text and extended descriptions for images and audio descriptions for video to help businesses create a more inclusive world.
Self-Defined seeks to provide more inclusive, holistic, and fluid definitions to reflect the diverse perspectives of the modern world.
Outlining of the numerous reasons that web accessibility overlays are problematic.
A checklist that uses The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) as a reference point. The WCAG is a shared standard for web content accessibility for individuals, organizations, and governments.
A bit like a swear jar, the Ableist Jar aims to help discourage people from using ableist language. The site was the idea of Nicolas Steenhout, a long time disability rights activist who has encouraged many people in the tech industry to stop using ableist language.
WAVE is a suite of evaluation tools that helps authors make their web content more accessible to individuals with disabilities. WAVE can identify many accessibility and Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) errors, but also facilitates human evaluation of web content.