Accessibility is Usability!

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Keegan Houser

What Does Web Accessibility Mean for You?

The University of California's Information Technology Accessibility Policy (effective August 27, 2013) states that all campus websites and web applications should be accessible to people with disabilities, including those who use assistive technologies.

What does this mean for Berkeley?

  • For Website and Content Owners: All site content should be accessible.
  • For Web Developers: Websites and products should be built with accessibility in mind.
  • For Buyers: Products purchased from external vendors should be accessible.
  • For Users of Technology: There are resources available for users to improve their experiences with technology.

About This Site

This website was created as a resource for website and content owners, web developers, assistive technology users, and anyone else who wants to make sure that online information and tools are accessible to all members of the Berkeley community, regardless of disability.

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Siteimprove, a robust web crawler that will check your website for accessibility problems and more, is now available UC-wide! See our Siteimprove page for more information. 

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