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Accessibility Useful links

A collection of links to Accessiblility related information to learn and share.

Videos and Tutorials

OCR Videos

Office of Civil Rights has published a playlist of videos on variety of different topics related to digital accessibility including Alt Texts, Forms, Color Contrast, Heading structure, Video captioning and lots more.


Accessibility Evaluation Tool

The WAVE Chrome, Firefox, and Edge extensions allows you to evaluate web content for accessibility issues directly within your browser

Wave extension in browser screenshotTo run a WAVE report, simply click on the WAVE icon to the right of your browser address bar. Click the icon again or refresh the page to remove the WAVE interface.

You can also trigger a WAVE report by pressing Control + Shift + U (Command + Shift + U on Mac) or by activating the “WAVE this page” context (right click) menu item. If using Edge, the shortcut key can be defined or customized on the Manage Extensions page.

Improve keyboard navigation on MacOS

For those of you who have attempted to do basic keyboard accessibility testing with Mac OSX or macOS and Firefox (or Safari), you’ve likely wondered why the Tab key isn’t moving focus to links and potentially other focusable elements.

By default, macOS has limited keyboard tabbing to only ‘text boxes and lists’ as a system preference.