Accessibility Docs#

If you are looking for accessibility docs for JupyterLab, Jupyter Notebook, or JupyterHub, they don’t exist yet. (If you’re not sure what accessibility docs are, we mean documentation written specifically for disabled users. It should cover what features exist in the software to help make it more accessible. Example: the accessibility docs for Visual Studio Code.)

Frankly, the accessibility of these products is not great. For example, as of April 2023, none of them comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. But we want and hope to change that.

JupyterLab accessibility docs#

There are no JupyterLab accessibility docs yet. In the meantime, if you’re trying to get a sense of whether or not you will be able to use JupyterLab, you may find the JupyterLab Accessibility Statement helpful in making an evaluation.

Side note: adding accessibility docs to JupyterLab is on the roadmap, and the task is tracked on GitHub.

Using Jupyter tools with assistive technology#

If you are trying to use Jupyter tools with assistive technology now, you may be able to get basic support with the following: