Policy

Introduction to Section 508

Course Description: This course provides an overview of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and how this U.S. Federal law regulates software and hardware accessibility.

Audience: Managers, Designers, Developers, Quality Assurance Specialist, Content Authors, Social Media and Digital Communications Contributors, Human Resources Personnel, Procurement Personnel.

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Authoring a VPAT

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.

Audience: Anyone.

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Accessibility in IT Procurement

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.

Audience: Product Managers and Vendors.

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Introduction to WCAG 2.1

Course description: This course provides an overview of the WCAG 2.1, and how organizations can use these newly updated guidelines to make their web content accessible to a wide range of people with disabilities.

Audience: Managers, Designers, Developers, Quality Assurance Specialist, Content Authors, Social Media and Digital Communications Contributors, Human Resources Personnel, Procurement Personnel.

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Introduction to the CVAA

Course description: By taking this course, you will learn which services are covered under the CVAA as well as digging into the different sections of the CVAA.

Audience: Managers, Designers, Developers, Quality Assurance Specialist, Content Authors, Social Media and Digital Communications Contributors, Human Resources Personnel, Procurement Personnel.

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Introduction to the ADA

Course description: This course identifies the purpose, application and interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act with regards to digital systems like websites, applications, mobile applications, and other technology.

Audience: Managers, Designers, Developers, Quality Assurance Specialist, Content Authors, Social Media and Digital Communications Contributors, Human Resources Personnel, Procurement Personnel.

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