Digital Accessibility Tools

Digital accessibility is an attainable reality! Use these free tools to make it easy:

Web Pages

Name Description
W3C WAI Easy Checks An easy-to-follow, step-by-step text guide to checking a website for accessibility.
WebAIM’s WAVE (Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool) In-browser and Chrome Extension accessibility checker. Quickly and clearly identifies possible accessibility concerns on a page.
Deque’s aXe (The Accessibility Engine) An open source chrome extension and Firefox add-on to test web pages for accessibility issues.
HTML Code Sniffer A quick tool for detecting areas of web code that can be the source of accessibility concerns. Top pick for developers!
Web Developer Toolbar A browser extension (or add-on) that provides various developer tools to Chrome and Firefox. Top pick for developers!

Color Contrast

Name Description
Paciello Group’s Colour Contrast Analyser A downloadable tool that allows the user to compare and contrast any color combinations, online or off, no hexadecimal required.

Digital Documents

Name Description
WebAIM’s Creating Accessible Microsoft Word Documents Guide Provides easy to understand instructions on how to create accessible Word documents including how to use the built-in Accessibility Checker tool.
Microsoft Office Accessibility Center Online resource for learning how to accessible Microsoft Office documents.
PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC 2) Download this free PDF checker to gain a quick overview of whether a PDF is fully accessible.