Digital Accessibility and Inclusion

Digital accessibility and inclusion imply ensuring that your content, activities and all their components:

  • are accessible to all, including people with disabilities, learning differences, mental health conditions or other health conditions that may affect their learning or engagement with your materials and activities
  • embrace diversity and
  • make everyone feel welcome and valued, regardless of race, nationality, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, weight, caring responsibilities, social or financial background, access to technology, religion, etc.
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The resources below focus more on digital accessibility and inclusion in learning, but can be useful in a variety of contexts, including work related materials and activities.

Understanding accessibility

Learn more about different types of accessibility requirements to help yourself and others.

Accessible design

Most of the tips to make your content and activities more accessible improve everyone’s experience.

Variety & Flexibility

Consider how to make your course more flexible for students with limited access to technology, caring responsibilities, and everyone else: