Making accessibility a core principle

Products and services

These resources will help you build the principles of interacting with people of disability into your business.  Login for member content

Communication and Marketing

The language we use and how we present it speaks volumes. Learn how to create written material that’s accessible for people with disability. Login for member content

These links go to external websites or provide documents provided by other organisations.

Microsoft Inclusive Design Toolkit A comprehensive resource for any inclusive session you want to lead.
Another Lens A toolkit designed by Airbnb Design to help users balance bias, consider difference, and embrace a growth mindset.
Access IQ’s Complete Guide to Web Accessibility A guide to help you comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
WAI’s introduction to web accessibility Guide from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).
Moving to WCAG 2.1 Intopia’s accessibility experts Sarah Pulis and Andrew Arch explain how to move to the new standard.
Make digital accessibility part of your DNA Sarah Pulis and Andrew Arch from Intopia give practical advice and strategies on how to embed and maintain accessibility across your organisation.
TaggedPDF A service for converting a document into something accessible to people with vision-related disabilities.
Media Access Australia Vision
Australia Digital Access
Two providers we recommend who can help you make your website and digital marketing materials accessible.

Information Communication Technology (ICT)

Presenting information online in accessible way isn’t hard, but relies on some tried-and-tested techniques that are explained here.

These links go to external websites or provide documents provided by other organisations.

Everyone is Different A four-minute video about embracing differences and creating delightful digital experiences for everyone.
Empower every person: reimagining accessibility A short film from Microsoft introducing best practices to build more modern and inclusive workplace environments.
All-In-One Digital Accessibility E-Book A comprehensive guide of tips and expert insights on how to create an inclusive website.
Microsoft’s Accessibility Checker Free accessibility checker for Office documents that finds accessibility issues and offers ways to resolve them.
The Ultimate Captioning Toolkit This easy-to-follow captioning guide from Ai-Media is filled with techniques to create professional quality captions to increase reach, drive engagement and grow your sales.
Colour contrast checkers Free tools that checks foreground and background colour combinations for good colour visibility under WCAG 2.0.

IBM’s accessibility tools IBM’s range of innovative tools and technologies to improve accessibility.
Accessibility factsheets Factsheets from AccessibilityOz giving detailed information on accessibility issues, end user impacts and a checklist or test plan you can use to review website content and function.
ICT accessibility procurement standard EN 301 549 is a procurement standard for ICT accessibility that the Federal government has adopted. This article explains how it will help accessibility, and why you should include it in your technology procurement policies.
What is Inclusive Design? Dr Manisha Amin, CEO of the Centre for Inclusive Design, explains the concept of Inclusive Design and how it can improve customer experiences.
Inclusive design toolkit A great resource for any inclusive session to practice new skills, develop new concepts, or create a prototype.
Making your business accessible with Google Primer Download the Google Primer app and search “accessibility”. You’ll find five-minute lessons that help you better understand accessibility, and learn practical tips to start making your own business, products and designs more accessible.
BBC Mobile Accessibility Guidelines A set of technology-agnostic best practices for mobile web content, hybrid and native apps.

 

Suppliers and partners

In a truly accessible and inclusive workplace, your suppliers and partner organisations show a similar level of commitment to people with disability. Login for member content