Accessibility resources


What is accessibility?

Understanding the accessibility law and the Duty to Accommodate

Accessible Writing


Learn how to create accessible documents using different software. Both in Mac and Windows:

Web Content

Understanding accessibility requirements for the web

Read accessibility requirements for websites and web content in the guidelines Understanding the law: Information and communications.

Web at uOttawa

Accessibility verification tools

Intranet and extranet websites

Accessibility verification tools


Understanding accessibility requirements for special events

Read the accessibility requirements found in the guidelines Understanding the law: Customer services.


Electronic messages


Virtual Community

Understanding accessibility requirements for social media

Improve accessibility of your information posted on social media


Understanding accessibility requirements for multimedia productions

The accessibility requirements for a multimedia productions depends on the format (audio-only, video-only or audio-video) and the medium (in class, on a giant screen, on YouTube or online for example).

The guidelines Understanding the law: Information and communications and Customer services will help you find the accessibility requirements specific to your project.

If you have any question, please contact Accessibility at


Accessibility training: Introduction
How to create an accessible campaign
How to interact with accessibility in mind
How to create accessible web content
Find an expert

Marie-Claude Gagnon, Web Accessibility Compliance Coordinator

613-562-5800 extension 7452

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