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WebAIM (Web Accesibility in Mind) is a great resource for instructors and staff. The organization's mission includes "providing the knowledge, technical skills, tools, organizational leadership strategies, and vision that empower organizations to make their own content accessible to people with disabilities."
The following simulations show the experience of using web content with vision, cognitive, or learning disabilities.
This simulation demonstrates how difficult it can be to navigate even a simple site when operating under an intense cognitive load as someone with a cognitive disability might experience. This is not a true simulation of a cognitive disability. Rather, it is a simulation of the effects of cognitive overload.
This simulation demonstrates some common symptoms of dyslexia. You are given 60 seconds to read a paragraph aloud. The letters in this paragraph are reversed, inverted, transposed, and spelling is inconsistent. There will be two questions to answer at the end of the 60 seconds, so you must decipher the words as best as you can.
Color Blindness Simulator
This color blindness simulator shows what an image would look like with different types of color blindness.
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