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  • Vision Accessibility Guide - This document provides guidance on how to implement the City & County of San Francisco Web Accessibility Standards using the Vision Web Content Management System. View Guide
  • Drupal Accessibility Guide - This document provides guidance on how to implement the City & County of San Francisco Web Accessibility Standards using the Drupal Web Content Management System. View Guide
  • Section 508 Guidelines - The Federal government's online resource for Web-based intranet and internet information and applications. Go to 508.gov Web site
  • Enhanced Section 508 Guidelines - The City & County of San Francisco's custom guidelines based on the Federal Section 508 Standard. View Enhanced City Guidelines.
  • Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) - The Accessibility home page of the W3C. Go to Web Accessibility Initiative Web site
  • The Web Standards Project - A coalition promoting standards that ensure simple, affordable access to web technologies for all. Go to Web Standards Web site

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Accessibility Tools

  • Colour Contrast Analyser - This tool is used for checking foreground and background colour combinations to determine if they provide good colour visibility. Determining "colour visibility" is based on algorithms suggested by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Color Contrast Analyser Web site.
  • Vischek - Vischeck is a way of showing you what things look like to someone who is color blind. Vischeck Web site.
  • Media Access Generator (MAGpie) - an authoring tool for making their materials accessible to persons with disabilities. Developed by National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM). Learn more about MAGpie
  • FireVox - Fire Vox is an open source, freely available talking browser extension for the Firefox web browser. Think of it as a screen reader that is designed especially for Firefox. FireVox Web site

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