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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.

 

Deque Blog

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Intro to Advanced ARIA

In the first post of his advanced ARIA series, Deque Software Developer Harris Schneiderman gives a refresher on the principles of ARIA – and how to use it to fix common accessibility issues. This series is a must-read for developers looking to take a deep dive into implementing web accessibility. Continue Reading Intro to Advanced ARIA

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How Current Design Trends Affect Web Accessibility

When you design with the average user in mind, you design for no one! Web design has come a long way in the past few years, but some new design trends are making websites inaccessible to people with disabilities. In this post, principal accessibility strategist Denis Boudreau reveals some of the most common current design trends that are causing accessibility issues – along with suggestions on how to work around them. Continue Reading How Current Design Trends Affect Web Accessibility

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Make your Word Documents Accessible with MS Word Accessibility Techniques

Learn how to make your Word documents accessible in our MS Word Accessibility Techniques course at Deque University. This course is one of the key courses in our Accessibility for Document Creators Curriculum, and is the essential building block for anyone who wants to learn how to make their content accessible. Continue Reading Make your Word Documents Accessible with MS Word Accessibility Techniques

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.

Read more about Accessibility Stories…

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