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Accessibility 101

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Course Overview:

Your team will begin to understand the challenges people with disabilities face and how they overcome those challenges. We’ll provide key insights on the impact of inaccessible content, while explaining the benefits of inclusive design.

You’ll walk away with an understanding of how people with disabilities independently access digital content.


Learning Objectives

  • What is digital accessibility

    Learn the true definition of digital accessibility and all of the experiences it applies to.
  • Importance of accessibility

    Learn why accessibility is vital to being a leading organization.
  • Who benefits

    Learn who benefits from accessibility. It's more people than you think!
  • Assistive technology demo

    Learn how people with disabilities interact and engage with digital experiences, including a demonstration of a screen reader.
  • Inclusive design

    Learn about inclusive design and how to create experiences that work for everyone.
  • Accessibility & the law

    Learn about all of the relevant standards and guidelines, like the ADA, Section 508 and WCAG.


This training is primarily intended for management / strategic decision makers, but provides a solid foundation for other organizational roles as well.

Time estimate:

This training typically takes one hour.

Topics covered:

During this training, we typically cover the following topics:

  • What is digital accessibility?
  • Why is accessibility important?
  • Disability statistics
  • How people with disabilities use the web
  • Overview of assistive technology (AT) and user agents
  • Screen Reader demonstration
  • Benefits of inclusive design
  • Discussion of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
  • Introduction to mobile web and native applications (iOS and Android)
  • Introduction to relevant laws and regulations (ADA, Section 508)
  • Introduction to working with third party vendors


Frequently Asked Questions

We’re here to help you achieve better digital accessibility. If you can’t find an answer you need, please contact us.


Our team makes training recommendations based on your unique needs and project timeline. We incorporate training strategically, weaving sessions into your project, so that your teams have the skills they need when they need them, making an immediate impact. Building skills in-house throughout our engagement sets you up for continued success.

As many as you’d like! We don’t limit participants, because as educators, our goal is to build your organization’s skills. We open up our training to your entire team, so you have the help you need to sustain accessibility across your organization.

Of course you can! As you train with us, you can develop your own internal training library, which can serve as a resource for your current and future employees.

Yes, we can work with your vendor! We recommend training be provided in the most accessible format possible and will work directly with your caption provider to implement. If you don’t have a caption provider, we can make recommendations.

Talk to an expert about your accessibility needs.

We’re excited to partner with you to help your organization reach, engage and serve more people, more fully.
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