Designing content for users with low vision

Last updated: 01 Sep 2021

Here are some useful tips to ensure your communications and content are accessible for a user with low vision:


  • use good colour contrasts and a readable font size
  • publish all information on web pages
  • use a combination of colour, shapes and text
  • follow a linear, logical layout
  • put buttons and notifications in context


  • use low colour contrasts and small font size
  • bury information in downloads
  • only use colour to convey meaning
  • spread content all over a page
  • separate actions from their context

Download our poster about designing content for users with low vision

Find out more about how you can support your colleagues with autism via the links below.