Helpful Reference Links

  • Accessibility Website Infographic The links on this page are a useful reference in helping you create ADA compliant documents. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 provides an overview of what is required to meet general Conformance Level AA standards.

    The document remediation tutorial links focus on PDF, Word and Powerpoint files. The most common document issues encountered include the following.

    • Images missing ALT text

    • Wrong/confusing heading semantics

    • Missing document title

    • Language settings

    • Scanned documents that need to be converted to text
    • Illogical or missing reading order

    • Tables with no defined header

  • Basic HTML

    W3Schools is a web developers site, with tutorials and references on web development languages such as HTML.

     

    Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

    All web-based resources, including administrative and academic tools, must meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 at Conformance Level AA, or be compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. 

    Visit the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview site