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How to Get Up to Speed


LIghthouse in the dark - your way forward

Have you been relying on self-taught developers to perform accessibility testing and remediation?

Are you surprised when your Accessibility Analyst provides reports demonstrating areas of non-compliance?

Need recommendations on how to build accessibility into your organization's approach to web design?

Here's how to get up to speed

Training Resources

DEQUE https://dequeuniversity.com/

  • DEQUE University - The courses here provide detailed examples.

  • DEQUE Blogs - The information is current and relevant to today's issues.

TPG (formerly The Paciello Group) https://www.paciellogroup.com/products/tpg-tutor/

  • TPG Tutor - All new courses on how to make accessibility coding work.

  • Blog - Information-packed articles by industry-recognized professionals

WCAG Guidelines - The source, newly reorganized

W3.org – Tutorials https://www.w3.org/WAI/tutorials

WebAIM - https://webaim.org/

Community Learning Opportunities

Linked In

  • Sign up for Accessibility Discussion Groups

  • Watch for Accessibility articles

IAAP

  • Sign up for the Community Newsletter / set email preference to receive new posts daily.

  • Don’t try taking the certification tests until after you have taken the training courses.

  • There is a membership fee but well worth it.

Additional References

W3.org WCAG 2.0 Checklist

https://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/appendixB.html

DigitalA11Y – Accessibility Cheat Sheets

https://www.digitala11y.com/accessibility-cheat-sheets/

Helpful Narrative – Signal v. Noise blog

https://m.signalvnoise.com/how-we-stopped-making-excuses-and-started-improving-basecamps-accessibility-5f45eb246aa3

Accessibility Culture

http://www.lflegal.com/2018/05/accessibility-culture/

Medium – Accessibility Articles

https://medium.com/search?q=accessibility

WeCo Free Accessibility Research Library

https://theweco.com/wecos-free-access-library/

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