Advice on how to build ID accessible websites.


Test your site with intellectually disabled users. Even better, involve people with intellectual disabilities when you are building your site.

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Use lots of images. Images are important. They are core content, not just decoration, for people with intellectual disabilities. Use icons for links, and symbols to supplement text.

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Keep the menu choices simple, and limit how many there are. Five is enough for this user group.

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Use big text. Keep your writing simple. Use short sentences, short paragraphs and simple words.

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Include audio versions of all content, so users can listen to it instead of reading it. Video and animation also go down well with this user group.

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