This guidance was written for government communicators on how to provide accessible communication formats.
Council of Ontario Universities provides guidelines and tips on producing inclusive documents (print & digital)
These tools can help your business craft accessible office documents by choosing accessible office applications
The IDRC has compiled a list of techniques and best practices to ensure your office documents meet the requirements of WCAG 2.0 and ATAG 1.0, this resource is composed by numerous applications divided by categories (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and other) each application has a step-by-step guidance making it easier for you to only focus on your desire applications.
This is a model system that demonstrates how web pages may be checked for accessibility problems. The accessibility checks in this system are based upon the proposed Open Accessibility Checks (OAC), a universal series of tests that may be applied to HTML pages to determine their compliance with accessibility standards.
The government of UK has an useful guidance on how to use effectively accessible communications formats to reach all your audience, while all the information is relevant to Ontario standards there are some exceptions like the use of British Sign Language (BSL), Here in Canada, American sign language (ASL) is the primary method of communication for people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
Training module that covers the requirements for providing and receiving information and communications in ways that are accessible to people with disabilities.
An evolving desktop captioning and video description software. It supports captioning for Quicktime movies, movies uploads to YouTube, as well as the creation of video description audio tracks. CapScribe Desktop runs on Intel Macs and is available for download and exploration.
A technique that enables sign language based web sites on the Internet. An authoring tool called SignEd creates the webpages by marking up sign language video files with sign language based hyperlinks called “signlinks”. The website that makes SignEd available was built using the tool and demonstrates this new web page technique.
Using a range of communication channels will help to maximise the number of people you reach.
Guidelines to create accessible Internet and intranet websites and web on Ontario.
The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) develops strategies, guidelines, and resources to help make the Web accessible to people with disabilities.
This tutorial demonstrates how to provide appropriate text alternatives based on the purpose of the image.
This article presents interpretation of appropriate use of alternative text.
This helps small businesses to assess their current Information and Communication Systems in terms of accessibility
A pdf guide that assists small businesses in understanding the AODA Requirements for Accessible Information and Communications and in mapping strategies to convey those.