Perkins Access offers training and coaching that’s tailored to your organization’s needs. What sets us apart is our focus on role-based training: providing the education that specific groups need at the relevant point in the process. Our customized approach meets you where you are in your accessibility journey, so we can build accessibility expertise into your organization for the long-term.
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We start with an assessment of where you are, understanding your accessibility gaps and identifying who needs the most help. We can provide custom training that incorporates your software, tools, CMS and content.
It matters to us that you build internal accessibility know-how, so we’ve purposely designed our trainings for maximum impact. You’ll be able to address accessibility now and in the future. You’ll also have access to our extensive library of learning resources, how-to guides and pre-recorded courses so you can always refresh your memory.
Designers, developers, content creators and others play distinct roles and have unique concerns when it comes to accessibility. We provide focused, in-depth training based on the processes, tools and issues most relevant to you and your team members.
Your team will begin to understand the challenges people with disabilities face and how they overcome those challenges.
We’ll provide your team with a basic understanding of the best ways to build accessibility into their designs.
We’ll provide your team with the best practices for designing inclusive mobile apps that work for all users.
Your developers will gain an in-depth understanding of the coding practices required to make digital experiences and web applications accessible to people with disabilities, particularly for users of assistive technology.
Your QA testers will learn a practical approach to testing websites and applications for accessibility, using a combination of automated and manual testing techniques.
We’ll explain how current digital-accessibility recommendations and inclusive-design principles apply to mobile apps and provide best practices and techniques for designing accessible mobile apps.
Learn how to create accessible content across all of your marketing channels. From your social media to your emails, ads, multimedia and SEO, this training provides accessibility best practices for all of your digital marketing efforts. With this training, you’ll ensure your marketing messages can reach everyone, including people with disabilities.
We take a custom approach that meets the needs of your CMS platform and your content creators. After reviewing all of the accessibility touchpoints in your process, we’ll create a custom training that can be incorporated into your current CMS training or standalone.
Anyone who is responsible for creating and publishing digital content will benefit from learning how to create content that’s accessible to people with disabilities.
We’ll teach your team how to create accessible multimedia. They’ll learn about the different factors that impact accessibility and walk away with an understanding of captions, transcripts, audio descriptions and media players.
Your content creators and marketers will learn how to avoid using ableist language and start using inclusive language.
Image descriptions are an essential part of digital accessibility. Getting image descriptions right takes expertise. We’ll guide your team through the appropriate guidelines and standards and equip them with the best practices they need to write meaningful and appropriate image descriptions.
"Following our work with Perkins Access, accessibility is embedded into our process. All new features are tested through the lens of accessibility — it's now a part of our 'definition of done.'"