Accessibility Tips

Other places to learn about accessibility

Building an Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

A site with basic information on making Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations accessible.

Creating Accessible Macromedia Flash Content

For developers, the ability to program one multimedia presentation that can be viewed the same on nearly all computers makes the technology very appealing. For individuals with disabilities, Flash can introduce unique accessibility problems.


An extensive site with varied resources concerning all areas of technology access.

Guide to the Section 508 Standards for Electronic and Information Technology: Web-based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications

A guide developed by the federal government to help web sites comply with the Section 508 standards.

Section 508: The Road to Accessibility

A comprehensive site about Section 508 and IT issues. Includes links to free online training and guides.

WebAIM: Section 508 Accessibility Checklist
A comprehensive guide to the Section 508 Checklist. Provides a guide for accessible usage of scripting languages as well.

World Wide Web Consortium

W3C develops interoperable specifications, guidelines, software, and tools to lead the Web to its full potential as a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.