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Articles: Accessibility

Free articles to support you with disability inclusion and accessibility.

Updates to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.2)

There is a new version of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. We explore the new additions to the guidelines and share our view on the changes.

Attracting more disabled customers and the Purple Pound

The spending power of disabled people is estimated to be worth billions a year. But accessibility issues mean many businesses are missing out on this market.

Using disability inclusive language in the workplace

People may worry about saying the wrong thing when it comes to disability at work. But it's important this doesn't exclude disabled people entirely. Read our principles of inclusive language in the workplace.

A beginners guide to digital accessibility

Technology gives disabled people access to the digital world, from shopping to employment. But many businesses and employers are not accessible. Find out how to get started with accessibility today.

Why content accessibility is good for Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Making sure your web content is accessible to everyone increases brand engagement. It also improves your chances of being found by new users on Google.

Accessible social media guide

If you want to reach as many people as possible, making your social media accessible should be a priority. Find out how to make your social posts and campaigns accessible.

Dyslexia and assistive technology

Find out more about dyslexia and the different barriers people can experience. Also learn about the aids and tools your colleagues or customers might be using.

How to write hyperlink text for better web accessibility

Links. They help us navigate from one place to another. But sometimes it’s tricky to know how to write useful link text.

5 things to think about when designing for inclusivity

While learning to design in an inclusive and accessible way is a journey that never stops, here are some basic principles to help get you on the right track to making truly inclusive design.

Accessible fonts and readability: the basics

Fonts can have an impact on our ability to read and get the information we want quickly.

Colour contrast accessibility

Good colour contrast makes sure everyone can access your content. Find out how to check for low contrast and what you need to do to be legally compliant.

How to write dyslexic friendly web content: colours and fonts

Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty. It's estimated up to 1 in every 10 people in the UK has some degree of dyslexia. Tailoring your website to this audience makes your digital content more accessible to everyone.

8 reasons why businesses need to care about inclusive design

Zoe Portlock is a Senior Accessibility Experience Designer. She explains the business case for inclusive design.

Developing in accessibility: interview with lead accessibility specialist

We talk to Scope's Lead Accessibility Specialist for partnerships. We wanted to find out more about her experience and the training she offers to organisations.

The reality of booking concert tickets online as a disabled person

Disabled blogger Holly Tuke explains the challenges she has experienced booking concert tickets. And why more needs to be done to make online booking accessible.

5 misconceptions of content accessibility

Many people still have misconceptions about accessibility. Find out how to fix these so you can prioritise accessibility in your organisation.

How Scope use content design to be accessible

Content design helps to communicate information in the best way. Research and testing can improve the experiences of disabled people.

The 4 principles of content accessibility

Learn the four core principles of content accessibility to create an inclusive website.

Let’s talk about Global Accessibility Awareness Day

How often do you think about digital accessibility? Do you know what technology is accessible? Global Accessibility Awareness day is the perfect opportunity to think about what you could do differently.

Swap the corporate jargon for these accessible alternatives

Learn how to speak, write and communicate more clearly at work. Swap the office jargon for these more accessible alternatives.

Designing for people on the autism spectrum

Learn how to design in a way that's more accessible for people on the autism spectrum.

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