Accessible Technology

Creation of Accessible Mathematic Equations


MathML displays mathematical and scientific content on the web. It is an application of XML that is supported by many browsers needing only a text editor, though this program has many tools available to help.  This program was developed by the World Wide Web Consortium, an international community that works to develop Web standards.  Guides, tools, and information can be found at MathML Homepage.


LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting with features that let the user make advanced typesetting of mathematics with AMS-LaTeX and typesetting of complex mathematical formulas. Guides, tools, and information can be found at LaTeX Homepage.



  • jsMath is a system for embedding mathematics in web pages that uses TeX form.
  • IDEAL Group Reader Mathwriting recognition feature is an addition to the RERC's IDEAL Group Reader app for Android and converts handwritten math equations into LaTeX and MathML.


  • The National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM) created a document called Accessible Digital Media Guidelines that features a section to “provide access to scientific and mathematical expressions for all users with disabilities.”.

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