Intentional Accessibility on Social Media

It takes intentionality in order to make your social media accessible. Please keep in mind that there are differences between each of the social media platforms.

The resources included on the page are not exhaustive, but rather, meant as a starting point.

  • Include image descriptions
  • Add open captions
  • Use camelcase hashtags
  • Limit emoji use
  • Avoid ableist language
  • Use authentic portrayals of disability
  • Avoid portraying disabled people as inspirational
  • Create trigger warnings

Helpful Articles:

Is Your Social Media Accessible to Everyone? These 9 Best Practices Can Help

Inclusive Design for Social Media: Tips for Creating Accessible Channels

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