Accessibility at Blackboard

Blackboard is fully committed to delivering product experiences that conform to the highest levels of global accessibility standards. We know that a mature digital accessibility programme must establish a sustainable organisational culture around accessibility.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019

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As more and more people are positively impacted by the change that a more inclusive way of thinking brings, we look forward to sharing these stories and more as part of our Global Accessibility Awareness Day programme. Join us for our Follow-the-Sun webinar series!


Core Beliefs

At Blackboard, we believe in providing a more inclusive experience for everyone. To make sure we achieve this goal, our products and processes are guided by the following core beliefs:

Accessibility in Blackboard Products

Our products are designed and developed in accordance with the internationally recognised Web Content Accessibility (WCAG) Guidelines 2.0 Level AA as well as the Section 508 standards in the United States. A third party conducts regular audits of our software to ensure quality expectations are met and maintained.

Use the links below to access VPAT documentation and more, including helpful details about using each product with your assistive technology.

Blackboard Ally (for LMS & Web)

Accessible content is better content. Blackboard Ally is designed to help you gain greater insight into the accessibility of your digital content.

Join Us on May 16 for Blackboard's GAAD Activities

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