Web accessibility refers to how easily people with disabilities can navigate and interact with websites. Disabilities may be physical (such as blindness, low vision, deafness, or fine motor skills difficulty), or cognitive (such as dyslexia or attention deficit disorder). People with disabilities often use assistive technologies to help them navigate the web. An assistive technology is any device that helps a person with a disability. Common web assistive technologies include modified mice and keyboards, screen readers and screen magnifiers.
Web accessibility occurs when websites support web accessibility standards, are compatible with assistive technologies, and are easy for people to navigate and understand.
At VU Collaborate we follow web accessibility standards closely and work with interested clients to test the usability of our products for people with disabilities. We believe that instructional practices should focus on helping people learn, and should not be limited by the learning management system the material is delivered in.
For more information click the Help Topics tab
Accessibility help topics
- Screen reader tips
- Screen reader accessibility features
- Keyboard-only navigation tips
- Keyboard-only navigation accessibility features
- Screen magnifiers, zooming and color contrast tips
- Screen magnifiers, zooming and color contrast accessibility features
Contact ITS Service Desk on (03) 9919 2777 or via self-service for further technical support.
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