Accessibility and Inclusivity

Accessible Technology at the UW

Visit the Accessible Technology at the UW site and learn all about what is happening at the UW in making technology work for everyone.

The Basic Methods for Accessible Websites

  1. Validated HTML
  2. Semantic element types (headings, paragraphs, lists, tables, etc.)
  3. Headings and sub-headings used hierarchically
  4. ALT texts on images, where meaningful
  5. Page titles
  6. Meaningful link texts
  7. Form labels
  8. Table headers and captions
  9. Captioning on videos

Useful Tools


Download-ables and Plug-in-ables

Accessibility Problem Examples

Problems With Focus Indicator

No Focus Indicator

Reverse Focus Indicator (for mouse)

Mystery Focus Indicator

Enhanced Focus Indicator


Tab Order

Contrast and color


Default Text Size