Checklists and guidance


Accessibility checklist for Word documents - includes heading styles, fonts, paragraph spacing, colour, images, tables, charts and hyperlinks.


Accessibility checklist for PowerPoint slides - includes fonts, colour, titles, images, hyperlinks and reading order.


Accessibility checklist for scanned PDFs - includes referencing e-books, using digitisation services and OCR, and reading order.


Accessibility checklist for LaTeX documents - includes formats, fonts, heading styles, table of contents, hyperlinks and tables.


Accessibility checklist for videos - includes captions, audio descriptions, live captioning and descriptions.

CMS content

CMS content checklist - includes simple guidance on what to do and what not to do in relation to headings, text, images and colour.

Accessibility checklists/guidance

Designing for accessibility (PDF) - posters from the Home Office that include designing for:

  • Users on the autistic spectrum
  • Users of screen readers
  • Users with low vision
  • Users with dyslexia
  • Users with physical or motor disabilities
  • Users who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Users with anxiety