Accessibility Resources 2018

Accessibility Resources 2018
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Accessibility Resources ( is a Subject Tracer™ Information Blog developed and created by the Virtual Private Library™. It is designed to monitor accessibility resources on the World Wide Web and listed below. We always welcome suggestions of additional sites and resources to be added to this comprehensive listing and please submit by clicking here. This site has been developed and maintained by Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.; Internet expert, author, keynote speaker, and consultant. His latest white papers include Searching the Internet, Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources, and Knowledge Discovery Resources 2017. All of his Subject Tracer™ Information Blogs and his white papers are available from  His latest monthly column is available by clicking here. Subscribe to his free monthly Awareness Watch™ Newsletter. Learn more by clicking here.

Accessibility Resources 2018:

Abilityhub – Disability and Disabilities Computer Assistive Technology

ABLEDATA, Your Source for Assistive Technology Information

Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED)

Accessibility Testing and Reporting with TAW3 by Patrick H. Lauke

Accessible Electronic Content [Only Archives Available]

Accessible Webpage Design: Resources – Web Accessibility Tools and Resources – The Art of Accessibility [Site last updated 2010]

Ai Squared – Magnification and Reading Software for the Vision Impaired

Alliance for Technology Access

Americam Sign Language Browser – Your Source for Browser Compatibility Verification

AT&T Research Labs – Text To Speech

AudioLiterate – Streaming and Downloadable Free Audiobooks

Be My Eyes

BrowserCam – Cross Browser Compatibility Testing

CIC – The Power to Sign Online

Designing More Usable Web Sites

Disability Archive UK

disABILITY Information and Resources

DO-IT: Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology

DynaVox Technologies – Provider of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Products and Services

E-access Bulletin

EASI Access – Equal Access To Software and Information

Evaluating Web Sites for Accessibility with Firefox ambient findability + the design of findable objects a blog by Peter Morville

Five Second Test – Simple Usability Tests

Google Accessible Search

Herdict Web – Documenting Web Site Accessibility

Human-Computer Interaction – HCI – Andrew Sears


IBM Accessibility Center

IE NetRenderer – Website Rendering Checker

Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Inclusive Design Research Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

iSpeech – Listen To Anything That You Used To Read

Learning Disabilities Online – Literature for Your Eyes and Ears

Media Access Generator (MAGpie)

Microsoft Accessibility

National Center on Disability & Journalism (NCDJ)

Navflow – Navigation Testing for Your Mocks and Wireframes – The Power of Spoken Audio – Text To Speech Software

NVDA – Free and Open Source Screen Reader for Microsoft Windows

Research-Based Web Design & Usability Guidelines

Resources for Accessible Web Development

Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities

Robots.Txt Checker – Validator for Robots.txt Files

SERI – Special Education Resources on the Internet

SIGCHI – ACM’s Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction

Skill: National Bureau for Students With Disabilities

The Center for an Accessible Society

The Deaf Resource Library

The Web Standards Project [No longer updated after March 2013]


Text-to-Speech Synthesis

Umano – Powerful Narration and Engaging Story Telling Done By Real People

UPDATE – Scotland’s National Disability Information Service


Usable Web

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Usability Jakob Nielsen on Usability and Web Design [Now Nielsen Norman Group]

Vcom3D – Sign Language and Training Software

Vischeck – Color Blindness Simulator

Vision Technology Freedom Machine – The Everything Video Magnifier

WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

Web Accessibility Tools Consortium [WAT-C]

Web Accessibility Checker

WebAIM – Web Accessibility in Mind

Web Page Accessibility Questionnaire for Component Web Contacts – Section 508 Self-Evaluation

Web Site Accessibility and Alternative Formats

Web Style Guide – 2nd Edition

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