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

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