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This page contains useful links to sites and resources on accessibility.

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Download the University of Reading Word templates (login required)

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UoR Learn courses

Digital Accessibility Awareness for All (login required)

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Training (login required)

Creating accessible online content (login required)

Accessibility Awareness for Social Media (login required)

What is alternative text? How do I write it for images, charts, and graphs (login required)

Blackboard Ally

Create accessible content with Blackboard ally

LinkedIn Learning 

Creating Accessible PDFs (login required)

Brand related

Brand colours (login required) 

Microsoft Accessibility

Accessibility at Microsoft

Make your content accessible to everyone 

Accessible colour and contrast

Colour Contrast Checker

Interactive video tutorial Colour contrast checking

Designing for Accessibility: Colour & Contrast

Accessible tables

Accessible PDF tables

Accessible images

Provide alternative text for images or if the image is decorative mark them as such.

WebAIM Tutorial on Alternative Text

What is alternative text? How do I write it for images, charts and graphs?

Image description guidelines for assessments (this document is 110 pages)

Subject specific resources


Teaching Chemistry to Students with Disabilities (new window)


Accessible Maths Resources


Accessibility in Government (Blog)

The Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations 2018

Web Accessibility in Mind (Web AIM)

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)