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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!

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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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Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Low Vision Success Criteria

Hi, everyone! I'm back to talk more about WCAG 2.1 and its latest December 7th working draft. We actually had a separate recording of this video ready to go, but since latest version, there have been a few changes so we have an up-to-date video ready for you. This video focuses on low vision and offers a brief overview of the other topics that we'll… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Low Vision Success Criteria

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NERCOMP and Deque Systems Form Strategic Partnership to Bring Digital Accessibility to Higher Ed

Deque, a leading provider of web and mobile accessibility software and services, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Northeast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP), a consortium that promotes strategic partnerships and advances innovation and leadership in educational institutions across the Northeastern United States. This new strategic partnership will allow NERCOMP members to utilize the NERCOMP/Deque Systems Master Service Agreement, putting world-class accessibility… Continue Reading NERCOMP and Deque Systems Form Strategic Partnership to Bring Digital Accessibility to Higher Ed

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Microsoft selects Deque’s aXe for Sonarwhal Project

Earlier this year, Microsoft debuted their Sonarwhal project, dubbed a "linting tool for the web", which they donated to the JavaScript Foundation. As a community project, Sonarwhal encourages developers to test for accessibility early in the development process using Deque's axe-core library under the hood, in addition to rules for interoperability, security, and performance. We're thrilled to see our work leveraged in open source projects… Continue Reading Microsoft selects Deque’s aXe for Sonarwhal Project

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