Information & Tips for ADA Compliance

ADA - Handling Images
Images and graphics make content more pleasant and easier to understand for many people, and in particular for those with cognitive and learning disabilitie...
Tue, 3 Dec, 2019 at 2:55 PM
ADA - Handling PDF and other Documents
Much like your website, the files you link to should be ADA compliant too. While it takes extra work, taking the additional time to make files compliant mov...
Tue, 3 Dec, 2019 at 2:58 PM
ADA - Handling Tables
Tables should only be used to organize data into a logical relationship grid and SHOULD NOT be used to position elements on a web page. Should a table be us...
Tue, 3 Dec, 2019 at 2:59 PM
ADA - Handling Videos
Videos help with communicating to the visitors of your website, extra steps need to be taken to make them available to those that use screen readers for ADA...
Tue, 3 Dec, 2019 at 3:02 PM
ADA - Links
Links are a tricky thing in the new ADA-age. Traditionally, it was best-practice to launch a third-party web link or a link to a PDF document in a new windo...
Tue, 3 Dec, 2019 at 3:03 PM
ADA - Page Structure and Headings
Care needs to be taken in the structure of your pages and the styling of the text on them to help visitors find the information that they are looking for. B...
Tue, 3 Dec, 2019 at 3:09 PM
ADA compliance - Social Media
Social media is often a primary mechanism for communication and information dissemination for schools and though schools cannot control the accessibility of...
Fri, 9 Mar, 2018 at 9:16 AM
Additional helpful links
How to respond to a school website accessibility complaint from OCR Web accessibility and ADA compliance guidelines for schools infographic
Thu, 11 May, 2017 at 8:04 AM
Accessibility videos for users of Assistive Technology
Rob Dodson over at Google Chrome Developers is teaching fundamentals in his new series dedicated entirely to the art of accessibility on his A11ycasts YouTu...
Tue, 3 Dec, 2019 at 3:10 PM
Accessibility for other applications
While it is important for your site to be ADA compliant it is also important for the files that you upload to it, to be compliant too. This is so that a vis...
Tue, 3 Dec, 2019 at 3:12 PM