Understanding web accessibility

What are the real and practical aspects of web accessibility and why is it important?

This section will help you understand how different types of disabilities have different accessibility needs and how people with disabilities use different assistive technology or adaptive strategies to navigate the web.

An important part of learning about accessibility is to have an understanding of policy and legislation, standards and guidelines. Learn all this and more.

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Three screenshots from the Google Accessibility Scanner app, displaying the introduction screen, buttons and checkboxes with accessibility issues and suggestions to improve text colour contrast.
Seven years ago, the CEO of Media Access Australia asked me to consider the potential of creating a new direction in terms of our news content. In...


New forms of audio description are emerging and it's important to understand that not all web based media description is the same.


A practical topic-based resource to help you comply with WCAG 2.0.