Teaching yourself accessibility

A11y means Accessibility

If you want to create accessible documents, websites or digital newsletters for your community radio station, you might benefit from checking out these online courses.¬†¬†Accessibility means making sure your content is available to as many people as possible, increasing audience, participation and social justice. Become an #A11y today! Some free online courses: Udacity have a …

Need accessible documents? Check out MSWord templates

Picture of Sampler cover: Man with guide dog crossing road

In recent weeks I've been exploring the wonderful (and hitherto mostly unknown to me) world of accessible word documents. In MS Word, using document styles, headings and alternative descriptions (alt-tags) on images makes your document more readable for those using screenreaders, as well as more consistently formatted for everyone else. In addition, formatting for accessibility …