Handpicked list of recommended accessibility (A11Y) books.
Reading list of recommended UX books on accessibility. The books are relevant for everyone who wants their products to be accessible (inclusive) to those with aural, visual, or physical disabilities.
Mismatch How Inclusion Shapes Design
Written by Google UX design director Kat Holmes, the book describes how design can lead to exclusion, and how designing for inclusion by designing with, rather than for excluded users, can be a source of innovation for digital technologies.
Publisher:The MIT Press
A Web for Everyone Designing Accessible User Experiences
Written by Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery. Sarah is a consultant for strategic planning for websites and web applications. Whitney specializes in user research. The book is about making websites accessible without sacrificing design or innovation.
Author:Sarah Horton, Whitney Quesenbery
Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population Towards Universal Design
Written by Assistant Professor and Co-Founder and Principal at Wiser Usability, Inc., Jeff Johnson. The book presents age-friendly design guidelines that are well-established, agreed-upon, research-based, actionable, and applicable.
Author:Jeff Johnson, Kate Finn
Pro HTML5 Accessibility Building an Inclusive Web
Written by technology consultant and internationally recognised inclusive design expert, Joshue O Connor. The book helps designers come to grips with building exciting, accessible and usable web sites and applications with HTML5.
Author:Joshue O. Connor
Written by Katie Cunningham, the book contains practical guidelines to create accessible websites which conform to Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act. Learn what works best without having to exclude advanced functions.
Inclusive Design for a Digital World Designing with Accessibility in Mind
Written by user experience designer, and educator, Regine Gilbert. The book discusses and explains in step-by-step solutions, how to create digital products which are accessible to as many different users as possible.