promoting accessible websites
accessibility resources for users
Do you need help in making the web easier to use? This site explains the many ways you can change your browser, computer, keyboard and mouse settings to make the web more accessible to you.
accessibility resources for webmasters
These guidelines explain how to make Web content accessible to people with disabilities. The guidelines are intended for all Web content developers (page authors and site designers). The primary goal of these guidelines is to promote accessibility. However, following them will also make Web content more available to all users, whatever user agent they are using or constraints they may be operating under.
The Web Access Centre is a source of information for web designers, developers, content authors and website managers. Here you will find advice on how to plan, build and test accessible websites.
GAWDS is a world-wide association of organisations and accessible web designers and developers and a variety of articles providing help and tips can be found in the Resources section.
Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 78 has been developed by the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) in collaboration with the British Standards Institution. This PAS outlines good practice in commissioning websites that are accessible to and usable by disabled people.
PAS 78 is now free to download from the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
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