Reading disabilities


Many people with cognitive or neurological disabilities have difficulty reading.

Design Considerations


  • Supplement the page with illustrations, videos, or audio in addition to text 1.
  • Provide slightly lower levels of contrast than “black on white” or “white on black” as super-high contrast can cause eyestrain in addition to making reading more complicated. 1

Additional Resources


  1. Accessibility Fundamentals – Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws at Deque University[][]