Resources on Accessibility
How to Test Websites for Accessibility —Use both manual and automated testing methods to create accessible websites.
An Introduction to USWDS 2.0 —A design system for the federal government.
Bilingual Glossaries, Dictionaries, and Style Guides —Governmentwide resources to make communicating government information to multilingual audiences easier and more consistent.
18F Accessibility Guide —A resource for developing accessible products.
Accessibility for Teams —A guide to making products more accessible for everyone.
PlainLanguage.gov —A guide to making copy clear and easy to understand.
Best Practices for Writing for the Accessible Web —Tips for making online information accessible for those with auditory and visual needs.
Introduction to Accessibility —An introduction to accessibility, and why it matters.
The Section 508 Standards —The Section 508 Standard for Electronic and Information Technology requires that when a federal agency shares information digitally, …
Improving the Accessibility of Social Media in Government —Government agencies are increasingly using social media to engage with citizens, share information and deliver services more quickly and …
Federal Social Media Accessibility Toolkit Hackpad —Improving the Accessibility of Social Media for Public Service The following contains the shared document for the development of the Social …
Web Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) —A single shared standard for web content accessibility, developed in the open to meet the needs of individuals, organizations, and governments internationally
Tools and Services
PlainLanguage.gov —Guidance on the use of plain language for government communications and training for federal employees.
Section508.gov —Guidance for Federal agencies on IT accessibility compliance.
The Guide to the Paperwork Reduction Act —Get help with the PRA, planning and submitting an information request, and finding your agencies agency’s PRA contact.
Open Opportunities —Discover opportunities across government that will help you build and make connections.
U.S. Web Design System —A toolkit of principles, guidance, and code that helps agency digital teams build accessible, mobile-friendly government websites for the …
Join a Community of Practice
U.S. Web Design System Community —Making it easier to build accessible, mobile-friendly government websites for the public.
IT Accessibility and Section 508 —We support people who are working to improve accessibility of information technology.
Plain Language —Our goal is to promote the use of plain language for all government communications.
MobileGov —Working to implement solutions for making mobile technologies better in government