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Who, What, and Why of Accessibility

Presenters: STARLINK

This course, Who, What, and Why of Accessibility, is worth 5 hours (0.5 CEU) of professional development. A certificate of completion can be printed once the program has been completed.

This course defines accessibility, explains accessibility and the law, and discusses tools that provide fully automated checks and help with manual reviews.

Module 1:

The Web is fundamentally designed to work for all people, whatever their hardware, software, language, location, or ability. When the Web meets this goal, it is accessible to people with a diverse range of hearing, movement, sight, and cognitive ability.

Module 2:

The ADA prohibits discrimination based on disability in employment, State and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications.

Module 3:

Web accessibility evaluation tools can help you quickly identify potential accessibility issues. You can use them through all phases of the web design and development process. Tools can provide fully automated checks and help you with manual review.