Welcome to UCSF Digital Accessibility

 

5 minute video demonstration using a screen reader with a web page. Good and poor examples of image and tables given. Produced by UCSF.

Digital accessibility is the ability of a website, mobile application or electronic document to be easily navigated and understood by a wide range of users, including those users who have visual, auditory, motor or cognitive disabilities.

Improving Accessibility Benefits All of Us

Faster

  • Clear navigation
  • Skimmable
  • Improved SEO
  • Higher ranking
  • Efficient
  • no tables - no wait

Stronger

  • Devices Independent
  • Adaptable
  • Future Proof
  • Streamline code
  • Responsive

Better 

  • Inclusive
  • Bimodal learning
  • Cost effective
  • Improved usability
  • Responsible
  • Reduce liability
  • Meets requirements

Everyone is Different!

An introduction to accessibility for creators of digital experiences.

We All Have Our Roles

The role of the UCSF Digital Accessibility site is to assist UCSF staff, faculty and affiliates in making our content accessible to all by:

  • Providing an understanding of accessibility

  • Encouraging a commitment to adaptation

  • Offering tools, training and resources

Everyone has a role in this effort, together we will take away the barriers and let information POUR.