Accessibility Resources


Webaim WAVE tool

  • Useful for getting a rough idea of the accessibility level of your site.
  • Subject to similar problems as those identified with aChecker.

Contrast checkers

  • Check the contrast between foreground and background colours.


  • Tool for creating captions for YouTube video.


  • Tool for creating captions for video files.

Other Resources

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Office

University Office for AODA questions and concerns.

Council of Ontario Universities: Accessible Campus

Explains the responsibility of accessible websites in plain terms.

W3C - Understanding WCAG 2.0

Provides a breakdown of each of the criteria for all three levels (A, AA, AAA).

Understanding Web Accessibility eCourse

Goes through the accessibility guidelines and gives tips on how to correct them.

Adobe Accessibility

Demos of creating accessible PDF files.

Accessibility in Office 2010

Shows how to check the accessibility of your Office documents.