Guidance and Tools
Northeastern University has made a commitment to being inclusive, adaptive, and broadly accessible in our operations and technology. Northeastern is diligently working to expand resources and knowledge, and on crafting a sustainable, achievable roadmap for accessibility growth. As this work continues, it’s up to each member of the community to consider how to make a positive impact on accessibility and inclusion.
Accessibility for Everyone
No matter how you connect with the Northeastern community, learn how to make everyday content accessible to as many people as possible.
Microsoft Office Accessibility
- Introduction to accessible documents
- Microsoft Word accessibility
- Microsoft Excel accessibility
- Microsoft PowerPoint accessibility
- Ten habits to create accessible content
Communication and Engagement
For Website Owners and Editors
Teaching and Universal Design for Learning
Knowledge Base Guides
- How do I create accessible learning experiences?
- How do I ensure content created in Canvas is accessible?
- Universal design for learning and Canvas
- Creating accessible courses in Canvas
- Foundations of accessible eLearning
- Engaging learners with universal design for learning (Center for Teaching and Learning through Research)
Inclusive User Research
- Inclusive user research: recruiting participants
- Moderating usability testing with people with disabilities
- How to include people with disabilities in user research
Researching Disability and Accessibility
Public Research Results
Research results presented to the public online and sites created for the purpose of conducting research must be accessible. Review guidance in the web accessibility section for best practices and resources.