This handbook is written as a guide for large public-sector organizations (with 50 employees or more) as they take the necessary steps to make their websites accessible. Also included are case studies, highlighting insights gleaned from Phase 1 of Wilfrid Laurier University’s recent web renewal process, launched in the fall of 2014. This handbook was produced by Wilfrid Laurier University with support from the Government of Ontario. Download the PDF here: Enabling Access Handbook.
Print Documents.pdf (236kb) Tips on creating accessible print documents.
Web Accessibility.pdf (175kb) Tips on creating accessible websites.
Alternative Document Formats.pdf (184kb) Tips on creating alternative formats of documents.
Adaptive Technology.pdf (270kb) Short summaries on different types of adaptive technology, such as screen-reading, text-to-speech and speech-recognition software.
Comprehensive guidelines for creating accessible digital office documents in Microsoft.
A guide to creating accessible web content drafted by the creators of WCAG 2.0.
Google’s guide to using the accessibility features of its products.
A guide to best practices on accessible graphic design developed by the Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario.
Adobe’s guide to using its products to create accessible web experiences.