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Guidelines and Tutorials

WebAIM

http://www.webaim.org/

Web Accessibility In Mind. Contains numerous articles describing the every Web accessibility issue and the challenges they present. Also has easy-to-understand guides for those who want to try and fix accessibility problems. Regularly updated.

Writing for the Web

http://www.sc.edu/scatp/webwriting.html

The South Carolina Assistive Technology Program has compiled a list of online resources to help people write simpler, more accessible copy for webpages.

W3C: How People with Disabilities Use the Web

http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/PWD-Use-Web/

An online document provided by the World Wide Web Consortium (WC3) as an introduction to how people with disabilities use the Web. Also provides guidelines from the WC3’s Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).

The Planning, Evaluation, Repair and Maintenance Process (WebAIM)

http://webaim.org/articles/process/methods

Guidelines and suggestions provided by WebAIM for how to evaluate a website’s accessibility. The guide offers several different approaches, an easy step-by-step process, and additional resources.

Dey Alexander Consulting’s People with Disabilities

http://www.deyalexander.com.au/resources/uxd/accessibility-people.html

A collection of online articles and videos that show how people with various disabilities experience the Web.

100 Killer Web Accessibility Resources

http://whdb.com/2008/100-killer-web-accessibility-resources-blogs-forums-and-tutorials/

A collection of a large number of online resources arranged by category. Includes Accessibility Sites, Blindness/Partial Sight, Color Blindness, Deaf Users, Epilepsy, Forum/Mailing Lists, Readability, Simulators, Tools, Tutorials, Validation - Accessiblity, and Validation - Other.

EASI - Equal Access to Software and Information

http://people.rit.edu/easi/

EASI provides online courses designed to educate people on developments in access-to-information technology for the disabled. They offer in-depth courses as well as regular, free webinars.

DO-IT - Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology

http://www14.cac.washington.edu/doit/

Part of the University of Washington, the international DO-IT Center promotes the success of individuals with disabilities and the use of computer and networking technologies to increase their independence, productivity, and participation in education and careers.

Usability.gov

http://www.usability.gov

Usability.gov is a one-stop source for government web designers to learn how to make websites more usable, useful, and accessible. The site focuses on designs that address usability in addition to accessibility.

AccessIT

http://www.washington.edu/accessit/

Website for the University of Washington's National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education. Promotes the use of electronic and information technology (E&IT) for students and employees with disabilities in educational institutions at all academic levels. Also has the AccessIT Knowledge Base, a searchable database of questions and answers regarding accessible E&IT.