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Office of Digital Accessibility

Guidance and direction for the adoption, development, and procurement of accessible electronic content and services

Building on Stanford’s core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, we explore accessible technology solutions that make it possible for everyone—including individuals with disabilities—to engage and participate in the research, education, and social mission of the university.

Sean Keegan, director of the Stanford Office of Digital Accessibility, provides an overview of the office.

The Impacts of CSS on Accessibility

April 4, 2022
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are used to change the presentation of HTML content. Inherently, CSS is not designed to change the semantic meaning of content, but to control its appearance.
A virtual lock.

QA for A11Y

March 22, 2022
Conducting quality assurance testing on accessibility issues is often a stumbling block for teams after receiving the results of an accessibility audit.
A person waves during a virtual meeting.

What is “Accessible Enough”?

February 18, 2022
This question often comes up when you (a product manager, project manager, or service owner) are in charge of a website/application or product with accessibility issues.

Help Us Help You: Take the Stanford Digital Accessibility Support Survey

May 16, 2022

Create accessible digital content

Use our step-by-step guides for common software applications to improve the accessibility of your digital content and engage with diverse audiences.

Evaluate your web content

Use these tools and techniques to identify issues and improve the accessibility of your website.

Browser Plugins

Verify your website content is perceivable, operable, and understandable by all audiences.

Learn more about browser plugins

Manual Testing

Quickly test webpages to pinpoint and highlight technical accessibility issues.

Learn more about manual testing

Website Scanning & Monitoring

Use our enterprise scanning and monitoring tool to identify potential accessibility issues.

Learn more about website scanning & monitoring

Other accessibility resources

Stanford Diversity and Access Office

The Stanford Diversity and Access Office provides accommodations in the workplace and access to Stanford facilities, programs, and activities.

Stanford Office of Accessible Education

The Stanford Office of Accessible Education provides academic and housing accommodations to matriculated students registered with the office.