How can you balance your need for some high-tech pizzazz and still ensure accessibility for the disabled? There's only one way: DO YOUR HOMEWORK. Know what works for the disabled and take it to heart.
Please review DU's Web Development Policies for Departments and Units.
Page Validation and Disability Access Checkers
- JAWS screen reader demo -- installing this software will allow you to explore how your pages sound to someone without sight (a very valuable education)
- W3C Markup Validation Service checks the markup validity of Web documents in HTML, XHTML, SMIL, MathML, etc. If you wish to validate specific content such as RSS/Atom feeds or CSS stylesheets, MobileOK content, or to find broken links, there are other validators and tools available.
- WWW Organization collection of tools for evaluating and testing accessibility
- Visicheck shows you what your page looks like to the colorblind.