Accessibility Tools

Accessible style guide for developing web and other multimedia content which is accessible for people on the autism spectrum.

Designing for users on the autistic spectrum


use simple colours

  • write in plain English
  • use simple sentences and bullets
  • make buttons descriptive - for example, Attach files
  • build simple and consistent layouts



  • use bright contrasting colours
  • use figures of speech and idioms
  • create a wall of text
  • make buttons vague and unpredictable - for example, Click here
  • build complex and cluttered layouts


Resource: Digital, Data and Technology Gov. UK

Download: pngDesigning for users on the autistic spectrum