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Accessibility Guide for Digital Content

Creating accessible content is not just for students with disabilities but benefits all learners. Learn how to design course content or documents to be accessible.

Remove the Guesswork!

Both Canvas and Microsoft Office provide built-in tools to help you determine whether you have any accessibility issues and also fix them.

Accessibility Checker in Canvas, via the Rich Content Editor

See How to use the Canvas Accessibility Checker for an illustrated guide.


Accessibility Checker in Microsoft Word, via the Info link

See How to use the Microsoft Accessibility Checker for an illustrated guide.

In addition, other accessibility checkers are available.

WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool - A website for evaluating publicly available web pages

WAVE Browser Extensions - Tools for evaluating pages on password-protected sites such as Canvas