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Accessibility allows people with disabilities to interact with the same technologies as non-disabled people.

Our Accessibility consultants research and evaluate accessible means to represent information to users on websites, applications, and as content.

Primary goals include:

  • Building awareness and an understanding of accessibility and its core principles across the institute
  • Educating developers and stakeholders on laws related to accessibility and MIT's legal obligations
  • Assisting product development groups in applying accessibility principles to their work
  • Providing accessibility consulting services to clients across the institute and within IS&T
Available To 
Students, Faculty, Staff, Affiliates

Benefits and key features

Accessibility services are available to the entire MIT community at no cost.

Services include:

  • Accessibility design reviews
  • Code reviews
  • Screen reader testing with JAWS software
  • Research and comparative analysis
  • Accessibility consulting and training

The Accessibility Lab is located in building E19.
ATIC, the Assistive Technology Information Center, is located in building 7-143.

Requirements

Projects must be MIT based; we do not work with outside clients.

Getting started

To determine the appropriate accessibility method for your needs, contact the Accessibility Team to schedule a quick meeting to discuss your goals.

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