Checklist for Accessibility
Creating accessible Web-based resources is a necessary step towards a classroom environment that supports the learning needs of all students. This checklist identifies several of the basic steps relevant to creating accessible Web-based resources in an educational setting; it is not a complete list to creating accessible Web content.
|Appropriate text descriptions for images.|
|Transcript or alternative provided for audio content.|
|Captioning provided for video/media content.|
|At least one video is opened on the user's computer (i.e., video is not embedded on the Web page).|
|Hyperlinks provide clear information as to end location or function.|
|Other elements beside color are used to convey information (e.g., asterisk, etc.).|
|Sufficient color contrast is present to differentiate between the foreground and background.|
|Tables with data have appropriate row and column headers identified.|
|MS PowerPoint presentations accessible or are available in an accessible format|
|Adobe PDF documents are accessible or available in an accessible format|
|Interactive experiences are accessible or alternate available that conveys the same educational objectives.|
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