Let’s Get Accessible

Accessible design connects your content to bigger audiences.

As of 1 January 2021 web content for private and nonprofit organizations with 50+ employees & the public sector must be compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

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Dyer and Duman’s Accessibility mascot designed by our 2018 student intern Keisha Matthews

Accessibility Laws for Ontarians

Ontario is the first Canadian Province to pass the accessibility law (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act – AODA) in 2005 in order to develop accessibility standards for public and private sectors — in physical as well as digital spaces.

By law, you must make new and significantly refreshed websites accessible if you are an organization with 50+ employees or a public sector organization.

– Visit Who Must Comply on
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1 in 7 of us in Ontario has a disability.
Not every Canadian can access information smoothly or easily.

Assess your website with an audit

Your quote and summary

A web accessibility audit is an expert evaluation of your website analyzing how much you comply with the AODA requirements.

We report a first summary of your organization’s website and offer a free quote for an accessibility audit. Your quote is calculated based on:

  • Measuring your written and graphic content for readability/visibility
  • Measuring your website’s performance and functionality (i.e. page loading speed, tools like onsite search)

Accessibility audit

Your accessibility audit report includes:

  • In-depth analysis of a representative sample page in your website
  • Summary list of best practices for your content needing redesign or adjustments
  • A checklist of your current compliance and violations to WCAG 2.1 guidelines
  • Report detailing what work is needed to meet compliance

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More Resources

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Learn about increasing your market reach in Accessibility and Your Website

Why accessibility applies to all websites

Users who benefit from these guidelines may have a wide range of disabilities, including:

  • Blindness and low vision
  • Deafness and hearing loss
  • Learning disabilities (like ADHD, dyslexia)
  • Cognitive impairments (like anxiety disorders)
  • Mobility impairments

Accessible Web Content Checklist:

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1:

  • Perceivable content
  • Operable content
  • Understandable content
  • Robust content