Technology Taskforce resources - A-Z

Our best practice guides are written in association with our Technology Taskforce Partners to help other organisations to understand what best practice on accessible technology might look like. Every organisation is different and it may be that you have to adjust what is recommended to accommodate your particular circumstances.

Our guides do not include detailed technical information as this would tie them to a specific technology or set of circumstances. Instead the guides convey important principals and approaches that can be applied in any industry and using any technology. Where appropriate the guides reference other sites and resources which contain more technical detail at the time of publication/last review.

A comprehensive guide for ICT Accessibility Standards

A step by step guide to making documents in Microsoft Office 2010 accessible

Accessibility training for IT professionals – building empathy through problem solving

Accessible Technology Charter: Accessibility Maturity Model

Accessible Technology Charter: Consultation

Accessible Technology Charter: Continuous improvement

Accessible Technology Charter: Disability know-how

Accessible Technology Charter: Executive level ICT Champion

Accessible Technology Charter: How technology can liberate

Accessible Technology Charter: ICT development lifecycle

Accessible Technology Charter: ICT development lifecycle

Accessible Technology Charter: Personalisation of technology

Accessible Technology Charter: Procurement and supply partners

Accessible Technology Charter: Reasonable adjustment

An overview of Accessibility Standards

An overview to making Microsoft Office documents accessible

Assistive Technology Catalogues

Barclays - POUR the guiding principles of accessibility

Barclays Diverse Personas

Briefings and guidance – Raising digital accessibility awareness across an organisation

Briefings and guidance: Accessible technology procurement protocol

Briefings and guidance: Accessibility testing 

Briefings and guidance: Disability Standard Section 10 - ICT

Briefings and guidance: Ensuring accessible e-learning

Briefings and guidance: Reasonable adjustment request form

Briefings and guidance: Supporting staff with Assistive Technology 

Creating accessible PDF files

Creating an IT Accessibility Policy

Customer consultation methods

Employee consultation methods

ICT Accessibility Funding

Inclusive Design Principles from Barclays

Introducing an Inclusive Procurement Strategy

IT Accessibility and security

MatchWare case study: Autism and MindView mind-mapping software

Microsoft - Introduction to Disability and Accessibility (audio described version)

Obtaining management buy-in on accessible ICT

Request for Proposal (RFP)

Targets and measures for accessible ICT

The role of the Accessibility Champion

The role of the Accessibility Sponsor

Tips and Tricks for Accessibility Practitioners