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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

Deque’s Accessibility Library – aXe-core hits 1,000,000 Downloads

2017 was an exciting year for aXe-core. At the beginning of the year the Deque team found out Google would be integrating the aXe-core rules engine into their Lighthouse testing tools. aXe then became part of Chrome Devtools, providing Devtools' 20 million users with easy access to accessibility testing. In the fall, Microsoft announced that aXe-core would be integrated into Sonarwhal - their web linting… Continue Reading Deque’s Accessibility Library – aXe-core hits 1,000,000 Downloads

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Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Cognitive Success Criteria

Hello, everyone! We are back on our accessibility adventure through WCAG 2.1, the seventh public working draft! This draft was published on December seventh by the W3C. Our focus today is going to be on the success criteria that are coming up as proposals in WCAG 2.1 that are focused on the needs of people with cognitive disabilities. In our last episode, we talked about… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Cognitive Success Criteria

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Building a Culture of Accessibility: Leadership Roles

My colleagues and I believe in sustainable accessibility efforts. We'll hold your hand through those early projects, but, ultimately, we want to equip you and your team to manage your own accessibility. But having the tools and expertise is only half the battle. Just as buying and learning how to operate a treadmill won't improve your health, knowing how accessibility fits into your development process… Continue Reading Building a Culture of Accessibility: Leadership Roles

Accessibility Stories

accessibility stories watch now

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