Accessibility

Make your materials accessible today

Here are 4 things you can do to make your materials accessible today:

  • Use styles

    Using Styles in Google Docs

        1. Open a document in Google Docs.
        2. Select the text you want to change.
        3. Click Format and then Paragraph styles.
        4. Click a text style: (Normal text, Title, Heading 1-6, etc.)
        5. Click Apply ‘text style’
  • Enter alternative text (“alt-text” for images)
  • Use contrasting colors between your text and background
  • Use sans-serif fonts, with sizes greater than 12 pt for documents/pages and 24 pt for presentations
  • Make links meaningful

 

Check the accessibility of your site

The following tool will give you a comprehensive overview of your site or online materials. Simply enter the URL into the search engine.

Wave by Web AIM

 

More information

Accessibility

Web Accessibility Initiative

 

 

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