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Getting Started with Accessibility

Making sure content and experiences are accessible ensures that all users can benefit from the resources you provide. Making your content more accessible makes your content more usable for everyone.

One of the best ways to understand the importance of accessibility is to listen and understand experiences of individuals affected by disability. This 8-minute video from the Web Accessibility Initiative provides a great overview of 10 areas of accessibility:

You can also watch each of those videos individually here. Besides the legal and policy requirements, making your content more accessible makes your content more usable for everyone. Inclusive experiences support a variety of diverse users.

While it can feel overwhelming when you start making your content more accessible, it is important to remember that accessibility is a journey. While there is always going to be more to do when it comes to accessibility, there's also always something you can do today that will make your content more accessible to someone.

The below resources offer additional helps as you get started working on accessibility: