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If you’re one of the growing number of eLearning professionals who has realised the importance of creating eLearning resources which are accessible for people with disabilities and impairments, you might think it would be easy to find guidance on the standards you need to follow.

What’s wrong with eLearning accessibility ‘tips’?

Yet, if you

Why we need more than ‘tips’ on eLearning accessibilityRead more …

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Find out how to make sure your colour contrast is accessible for everyone.

As soon as I became interested in digital accessibility, the one thing I couldn’t fail to notice was non accessible colour contrast. One of the basic principles of making your colour choices accessible for everyone, including people with permanent, situational

Colour contrast for accessibilityRead more …

Logos of 12 authoring tool providers

In previous posts, I’ve looked at the compelling case for digital accessibility, and how it benefits all users, including those with impairments. It might seem logical to think that accessibility would be a universally respected concept and value, which would be embraced by authoring tool developers. You might assume that all tool

What should eLearning authoring tool providers be telling us about accessibility?Read more …

Cogs with words imprinted on them. Words shown are law, standard, rule, guideline and regulation.

My eLearning accessibility training courses generally follow this pattern. I begin by looking at the ‘Why?’ and ‘Who?’ of eLearning accessibility, and find that engagement and commitment are high. I then focus in more detail on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which are the standards needed for legal digital accessibility compliance

What every eLearning professional needs to know about the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.Read more …

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