We've created, adapted and validated Accessible EPUB Template for early grade reading storybooks. We've have tried hard to make it almost as easy as copying and pasting your content into the template.
EPUB Template used in the Step by Step Guide
Click here to download the template.
The template is also available on our GitHub repository. We use GitHub as we are working to iterate and improve the template. Join the GitHub repository as a contributor and you can contribute to incremental changes.
Free Accessible EPUB Samples for Early Grade Learners
Available on our GitHub repository. These accessible EPUBS are all open source, and free for reading and reuse.
Example EPUB Adapted for Learners with Visual Impairments and Print Disabilities
This version of the early grade reader is adapted for learners with visual impairments and print disabilities and constitutes these key adaptations:
- Full text works with screen readers and text to speech engines
- Image descriptions
- Dyslexic fonts
- Supports ARIA navigation
- Synchronisation of text with audio
Example EPUB Adapted for Learners who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
This version of the early grade reader includes the adaptations for learners with visual impairments and hearing impairments. It has Malawian Sign Language videos embedded.