If you are striving to make your website WCAG 2.0 to be ADA accessible, there are many resources available help guide you.
WCAG 2.0 Resources
American’s with Disabilities Act
The Rehabilitation Act
- Summary of The Rehabilitation Act (Section 504 / 508)
- Section 504 (for schools and those who receive any money from the Federal Gov.
- Government Site for Section 508 (508 is for government websites and required to be accessible)
- Section 508 Refresh
- Accessible Document Training
- Accessible document using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
- NCDAE Cheatsheets (document remediation)
Resources for accessibility for Designers and Developers
- Resource for Designers
- ARIA resource for developers:
- Tutorial about accessible images
- ADA Designer Guide for Designers – Get the project off on the right foot by working with a designer who can implement ADA design elements. Here is a quick reference for your designer.
Screen reader testing
Webaim offers some excellent articles on how to test with and for a screen reader
- Testing with Screen Readers, Questions and Answers
- For Mac (native for iOS): Using VoiceOver to Evaluate Web Accessibility
- For Windows (free, open source): Using NVDA to Evaluate Web Accessibility
- For Windows: Using JAWS to Evaluate Web Accessibility
Your website should have an accessibility statement outlining details on your policies on how you make your website accessible. A few examples are below.
- You can add a variety of extensions for Chrome.