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Accessibility

Web Accessibility is an important part of creating and maintaining a website. Adhering to standards is a vital requirement for every university website. 

It is our intention to make all Stony Brook University sites accessible to as many people as possible in accordance with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Accessibility Guidelines and NYS Technology Policy 99-3.

Continue Reading about Accessibility on W3C 

View our Accessibility Checklist

Resources

 

OmniUpdate: Accessibility Tools

An explanation of the need for accessibility, and how OU Campus helps you maintain accessible content on your website.

Learn how to use Accessibility Check in OU Campus

 

WebAIM: web accessibility in mind

A primary resource for accessibility training.

View WebAIM site

 

How to Create Accessibile Documents

Instructions for creating accessible PDFs, Word, Powerpoint, Excel documents and more.

View instructions on NCDAE website

 

Web Accessibility Best Practices

A thorough list of best practices for website content.

View best practices guide

 

Teach Access Tutorial on Web Accessibility

This resource is part of the Teach Access Initiative, and provides best practices for making accessible mobile and web apps. This tutorial currently provides basic training for developers and designers

Take the Teach Access Tutorial

 

W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

"A customizable quick reference to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 requirements (success criteria) and techniques."

View WCAG website

 

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