Office of Accessibility Resources & Services

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AChecker: An online web accessibility checker created by the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre at the University of Toronto: Achecker

WAVE: An online tool that determines the accessibility of a web page and displays the results using icons and indicators, embedded onto the original page: Wave

WebAIM Color Contrast Checker: This online tool allows users to “ligthen” or “darken” existing colors until a combination that meets WCAG 2.0 requirements is found: Webaim Color Contrast Checker

Colour Contrast Analyser: A free online application that makes it easy to check the foreground and background color combinations of a website. The application is available in Windows and Mac: Colour Contrast Analyser

Accessibility Valet: This tool allows you to check web pages against Section 508 or W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines accessibility compliance. Accessibility errors are displayed in a generated report: Accessibility Valet

The W3C Validator Service: This online tool allows the user to check their web page accessibility against the WCAG: The W3C Validator Service


3playmedia: An organization that does video captioning, transcription and subtitles: 3playmedia

Caption Sync: Professional service that have transcription, video captioning, video encoding, and subtitling: Caption Sync

Web Accessibility: Guidelines for Administrators: A non-technical guide for administrators that helps in making sure their website is accessible: Guidelines

Access to Technology: An Online Tutorial: An overview of assistive technology and guides explaining the design of electronic and information technology: Online Tutorial

World Wide Access: Accessible Web Design: A publication and video with basic information on how to create accessible web pages for people with disabilites: Accessible Web Design

Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 : Article detailing the history behind Section 508: Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

The Department of Justice Section 508 page : Outlines the law, shows the survey materials the Department is using to assess its level of Section 508 compliance: Department of Justice Section 508

Understanding Accessible Web Tables: Web Tables

A summary of Section 508 Requirements and regulations taken from Penn State’s Accessibility website: 508 Requirements and Regulations

Guidelines for adhering to WCAG 2.0 Compliance standards: WCAG 2.0 Guidelines


Existing OARS information: This link provides information of available resources for Faculty: Resources for Faculty

Distance learning policies and procedures: This link provides UNCG’s policies and procedures for distance learning: Distance Learning

UNCG web accessibility policy: This link navigates to UNCG’s web accessibility policy: UNCG Web Accessibility Policy