Accessible design is good design: it is functional, understandable, usable and beautiful. It is a user-centered approach that benefits everyone. Design has a powerful role to play in society by creating accessible spaces, and at TRANSIT, we are committed to making our design as inclusive as possible. We also like to make our expertise available to organizations that want to create accessible content and user experiences. Here are a few tips and resources that can help you create beautiful, accessible designs and content.
Web Accessibility In Mind (WebAIM) – A great set of free resources on how make any digital content accessible.
Web Accessibility Initiative (W3C) – An introduction to web accessibility.
The Centre of Excellence in Universal Design – A set of resources dedicated to enabling the design of environments that can be accessed, understood and used regardless of age, size and ability.
WAVE – A free web accessibility evaluation tool.
Contrast Checker – A free online color contrast checker.
Event Accessibility Checklist – A check list to help you make your events more accessible.
Multimedia Accessibility Checklist – A detailed guide on how to make audio and video content accessible to people regardless of their ability.
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