Digital Accessibility Resources
Online resources to help assist you in creating accessible content.
Access more guidance on creating accessible resources for teaching and learning on the CQSD TEL website.
Provided by the University’s Content Team.
An accessibility checker that can evaluate any web page for accessibility issues.
An accessibility checker that can evaluate any web page for WCAG 2.1 accessibility issues.
Use to enter the HEX values of two colours to see if they comply with AA accessibility standards.
Use this guide from Siteimprove to ensure any PDF you create and upload online is as accessible as possible.
Visit this site to find a number of useful guides, such as understanding the regulations, performing quick accessibility checks, and cheat sheets on many other topics.
Read this guidance created specifically for content writers.
Non-Digital Accessibility Resources
We also offer a wide range of support to assist you through your studies. Here, you can find out information about the range of support available not related to digital accessibility.
Understand the definition and how we can support you.
Things to think about and put in place before you get here.
Advice and guidance so all students can participate fully in University life.
Find out how you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a disability.
Find out about the support for your mental health needs.
Support is available for students with autism/AS – and students looking into getting a diagnosis.
Check out our support for physical disabilities and long term conditions.
Dyslexia, dyspraxia and other learning differences are the most common disabilities among students and we can help.
In addition to the Disability Advisory Service, there are many other places to get help and support whilst at the University of Reading.
We acknowledge that when students access our service, they may be anxious, stressed or experiencing symptoms related to their diagnosis or condition.
Find out what provisions we have in halls, as well as information on grants, personal care assistance and more to support your disability
The University’s approach to inclusive teaching and learning.
Learn more about the University’s policy on assistance and therapy animals.