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Deque Systems | Software, Training, and Consulting for Web Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance

“It’s Easy to be Smart After the Fact.”Deque University

That defense doesn’t work here. When it comes to website accessibility, knowledge is power. Get educated.

We offer training courses for every level of expertise and just about every aspect of digital accessibility, including special topics such as Mobile, PDF Accessibility and Flash® Accessibility. Training is available both online and in-person.

Do you have a disability? If so, you can access Deque University online classes for free!

Learn more about Deque University

Common Website Accessibility Myths

Myth #1 - Accessible websites are ugly and boring.

Myth #1

“Accessible websites are ugly and boring.”
Discover how beautiful accessible digital content can be.

Myth #3 - It is expensive, time-consuming and difficult.

Myth #3

“It is expensive, time-consuming and difficult.”
Web accessibility can be achieved in less time than you’d expect.

 

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Section 508 Refresh Update: ICT Final Rule Published

More Section 508 Refresh news: following the Access Board briefing held last week, the Final ICT Rule is set to be published today. In this post, we go over the 5 major changes you can expect in the refresh, and what this means for your organization. Plus, check out our helpful resources to get you Section 508 Refresh-ready. Continue Reading Section 508 Refresh Update: ICT Final Rule Published

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The Section 508 ICT Refresh has Arrived

The 508 Refresh is finally here.  On Thursday, January 5th, the US Access Board announced that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) had cleared the Final Rule for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Standards and Guidelines, also known as the Section 508 Refresh. The ICT Standards and Guidelines (508 Refresh) are final and will soon be published in the U.S. Federal Register. On Tuesday,… Continue Reading The Section 508 ICT Refresh has Arrived

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Inclusive Design Tips: Presenting Information in Multiple Ways

How do you ensure your website is designed with accessibility in mind? Our UX designer Caitlin Geier addresses some important issues to consider, with practical tips – like presenting descriptive text when color cues are used – to help you create accessible design features that everyone can enjoy. Continue Reading Inclusive Design Tips: Presenting Information in Multiple Ways

Accessibility Stories

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Hear directly from the users about what it’s like to be a technology user with a disability. You may be surprised by what you learn.

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Free On-Demand Webinar: Web Accessibility 101

Wondering where to begin with website accessibility?More Information Here about Free On-Demand Webinar: Web Accessibility 101

If you’re one of the many people just trying to get a handle on the basics of web accessibility, this webinar is the right place to start.

More Information Here about Free On-Demand Webinar: Web Accessibility 101

Essential Guide to Digital Accessibility Infographic

New to digital accessibility?download essential guide to digital accessibility

Our infographic will shed some light on what digital accessibility is and why it’s important, as well as how you can ensure accessibility for your digital content.

Get the free guide to digital accessibility

Website Accessibility Checklist

Is your website accessible?download the website accessibility checklist

We’ve compiled a handy list of some of the most common website accessibility errors – take a few minutes to compare your website against our 10-point checklist.

Get the free website accessibility checklist