AHEAD: Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
Creating inclusive environments in education & employment for people with disabilities.


More Digital Accessibility Resources

We have gathered external links and resources to further support your exploration of digital accessibility.


Making accessible documents

Checklist for accessible content guidance

Guidance for making accessible videos that consider learner variability.

A11Y - A website all about accessibility on different topics.

Guidance on testing with Assistive Technologies.

Colour contrast checker and chrome extension.

Colour contrast checker by Webaim

Webaim - popular accessibility resources and tools.

National Disability Authority (NDA) accessibility toolkit

Accessibility Courses from the Education and Training Foundation.

The Accessibility Maturity Model by Alistair McNaught

Guidance about taking different approached to ALT Text for different types of images.

Step by steps points to consider when creating ALT Text for an image.


Introduction to web accessibility by Michelle A. Williams.

Introduction to Web Accessibility and W3C standards.

Conducting Accessibility User Research: What's Really Needed?" featuring Michele Williams, PhD

WAVE - a web accessibility evaluation tool.

A series of Videos about Accessibility by Alistair McNaught

Welcome to ARK

Introducing Ark – AHEAD's home for digital accessibility resources and know-how in tertiary education.

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