5 Conclusion

The purpose of this guide was to provide website developers, whether you work in-house or as an independent consultant, with the sensitivity and skills needed to develop accessible websites and web content. As the legislative requirements for accessible websites come into effect in Ontario, the ability to create them will be an asset to web developers across the Province.

But web accessibility benefits everyone. As the population ages, technologies advance and commerce increases via the internet, incorporating accessibility into the design and functionality of websites will benefit businesses and customers of all abilities. As a result, organizations and web developers must always consider who is accessing their website and the technologies they are using to get there.