Course description: As the Demand for accessible technology grows, so does the demand for manufacturers and vendors to provide Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPATs) to formally document conformance with accessibility laws and standards. A well written VPAT is a compelling competitive differentiator, showing potential buyers that you're actively evaluating and building accessibility into the products and services you deliver. In this course, you will learn everything you need to know about authoring top-notch VPATs.
Course description: Purchasing products and building partnerships? Ensuring accessibility of your solutions starts with validating your vendor's accessibility. Vendor sourced products and services make up the majority of organization IT, and most products and services do not meet accessibility technical standards.
Course description: By taking this course, you will learn how to identify accessibility issues in PDF documents, understand the impact to users with disabilities, perform automatic checking using Adobe Acrobat Pro, manually evaluate PDF documents for accessibility, and repair accessibility issues.
Course description: If you build a website with WordPress, build it with accessibility in mind. Making your content, themes, navigation, and other site features accessible helps everyone - including visitors who want to find your site through search engine results. This course, merging WordPress coding with accessible web design techniques, helps you make sure your website meets modern accessibility standards. You'll learn how to use the power of WordPress to quickly build a beautiful and accessible website that can be used by people with different types of abilities. Author Joe Dolson provides a broad introduction to accessibility and then focuses on practical steps to make sure your WordPress themes, plugins, and content are accessible and usable to all.
Course description: This course shows how to make accessible Office documents in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Accessibility expert Glenna Shaw begins by describing what it's like for those with visual, hearing, or movement impairments to experience regular Word and Excel files and PowerPoint presentations. Glenna goes through the essential steps of creating documents that are accessible to all - those using assistive technology and those not - including applying useful headings, formatting tables for ease of use, naming sheet tabs in Excel, using slide layouts and following z-order in PowerPoint, and adding captioning to presentations.
Course description: Are you doing everything you can to make sure your sites are accessible and easy to use? Learn practical accessibility techniques to ensure your web designs can be viewed and used by everyone. Internationally recognized accessibility expert Derek Featherstone walks through examples of common web interaction flows, and then steps through considerations and tactical strategies for each component, to assure that people with disabilities can easily complete those tasks. Learn the proper use of color, contrast, and motion, and find out how to design keyboard interactions and touch interfaces; incorporate images, sound, and video; design accessible forms; structure content at the tag level; and balance responsive design with accessibility.
Audience: UX / UI Designers, Interaction Designers, Web Designers.
Course description: This course provides an overview of accessibility and how it applies to Information and Communications Technology (ICT). It is designed for those who will be introduced to the different types of disabilities, assistive technology, business drivers for accessibility, and various accessibility standards.
Audience: Managers, Designers, Developers, Quality Assurance Specialist, Content Authors, Social Media and Digital Communications Contributors, Human Resources Personnel, Procurement Personnel.