Testing toolkit

Use these resources to gain a better understanding of why accessibility is important, how to take an inclusive approach to content and how to test for accessibility.

Inclusive Design

Testing Accessibility

Colour contrast

  • Colour Contrast Analyser

    Website

  • WAVE browser plugin tool WAVE is a web accessibility evaluation tool developed by WebAIM.org. It provides visual feedback about the accessibility of your web content by injecting icons and indicators into your page.

Assistive technology

People with accessibility needs may use assistive technology to access content. Testing your content with these technologies is the most accurate way of making sure it’s accessible.

Screen readers

  • NVDA Free screen reader available for download (request IT support to install).

Device personalisation

Inclusive Writing

Use these resources to help optimise your content in Microsoft Office, Google Docs, websites or any text publishing platform.

Online

Microsoft Office

Google Docs

Inclusive PDF

Use these resources to optimise PDFs for accessibility.

Adobe

Inclusive Data

Use these resources to optimise data for accessibility.

Inclusive Rich Media (video, audio)

Use these resources for making rich and multimedia content like audio and video accessible.

Images and graphics

Video

Support

Some companies offer content accessibility audits and can recreate content to comply with accessibility standards. This can be helpful if you have a lot of content to make accessible in a short period of time, however it won't help build capacity and skills across your team.

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