eGovernment Resource Centre: Creating sites accessible to people with cognitive disabilities - Accessibility Toolkit - Version 3 - 2009
Lists the checkpoints of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (Version 1 & 2) that are relevant to people with cognitive disabilities. Also describes how to make Web site design and content accessible.
Clear Helper: Web Site Design Suggestions for People with Dyslexsia
Summary of relevant recommendations by people who themselves have Dyslexia.
Dyslexia Style Guide - The British Dyslexia Association
"The Dyslexia Style Guide is in three parts: 1. Creating dyslexia friendly written material. 2. Preparing a document for accessibility for text reading software. 3. Dyslexia friendly websites."
What we know about dyslexia and Web accessibility: a research review
"This paper reviews existing literature at the intersection of dyslexia and accessibility research to determine what useful knowledge exists regarding this important and relatively large group of users. This review uncovers that, although there are few published usability tests with dyslexic users, there is a considerable body of knowledge on dyslexia as well as many design guidelines for authoring dyslexic-accessible interfaces."
Web Accessibility for People With Cognitive Disabilities
"Learn how to change settings to allow easy Web access and viewing." Described are how to use and to set up Internet Explorer. University of California: San Diego
Text justification – review of issues and techniques
"Keywords: HTML, CSS3, PDF, readability, dyslexia, hyphenation, word spacing, letter spacing, glyph resizing". Published by PWS Ltd.
Web Design For Dyslexia
Answers to the questions "How should a website homepage be created so that people with dyslexia can get the most out of the page?" and "Why don't you use larger fonts on this web site to make it easier for dyslexic people to read?". Published by Dyslexia The Gift.
Inclusive New Media Design » Top tips
Recommendations for making Web sites accessible to people with intellectual disabilities.
Mencap: Am I making myself clear?
"Mencap's guidelines for accessible writing". These guidelines were written to be understandable by people with cognitive disabilities, particularly intellectual disabilities.
W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Related to Cognitive Disabilities
Google search results for the word "cognitive" on the WCAG 2.0 Web site.
WebAIM: Evaluating Cognitive Web Accessibility
"Principles of Cognitive Web Accessibility" and "Cognitive Web Accessibility Checklist"
WebAIM: Insights into Cognitive Web Accessibility
Slide presentation with transcript. Jared Smith of WebAIM
Distracted by Design » Blog Archive » Designing for Cognitive Disabilities
Has list of several guidelines, plus resources.
Self-Advocacy Online: Research and Development to Bridge the Digital Divide | Institute on Community Integration (ICI)
"Develops a model for making Web sites accessible for people with intellectual and related cognitive disabilities ..."
Cognitive Web Accessibility: Guidelines 2009
Published in 2009, these resources are original studies and Web articles.
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Visit The Clear Helper Blog: Developing best practices of Web accessibility for people with intellectual / cognitive disabilities.