I have created a growing list of resources, published in the last ten years, related to guidelines for developing Web sites accessible to people with cognitive disabilities. Listed below are a few such resources published in 2010 and 2009.
- Web accessibility for cognitive disabilities and learning difficulties, Ian Pouncey, Opera Developer Community
- The ArcLink: Features of a Cognitively Accessible Web Site, Lynne Taylor, The ArcLink
For an extensive list, see Cognitive Web Accessibility: Guidelines 2010.
- Evaluating Cognitive Web Accessibility, WebAIM
- Evaluating Cognitive Web Accessibility with WAVE, WebAIM
- Creating sites accessible to people with cognitive disabilities – Accessibility Toolkit – Version 3 – 2009, eGovernment Resource Centre, Victoria, Australia
- Top Tips (for making Web sites accessible to people with intellectual disabilities), Inclusive New Media Design
- Am I making myself clear? (guidelines for accessible writing), Mencap
- What we know about dyslexia and Web accessibility: a research review, Jacob E. McCarthy and Sarah J. Swierenga, Michigan State University
For an extensive list, see Cognitive Web Accessibility: Guidelines 2009.
A great resource for articles about cognitive disabilities and Web accessibility, continually kept up-to-date, is:
- Web Design References: Accessibility: Cognitive Disabilities, Laura Carlson, Information Technology Systems & Services, University of Minnesota Duluth
Tags: Web Accessibility