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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.

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Learn Inclusive Design Hacks from our Accessible InDesign Course

Calling all content creators and UX Designers! Our Deque University course on Accessible InDesign will provide you with the tools and know-how you need to make your InDesign content assets accessible. PDF or EPUB? We’ll help you figure it out. What to do about complex images and anchor text? We’ll show you the way. Read on to learn more.

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Digital A11y Compliance: A Guide to Getting Started

If your organization is facing an important web or mobile accessibility compliance deadline and your team has little no experience with web accessibility, then this this guide is for you. Read on to learn what we cover in our helpful eGuide for digital accessibility compliance newbies – and you’ll have a better understanding of how to tackle that first accessibility project.

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Why User Documentation Is Important

Deque’s technical writer Scott Cooley explains why high quality user documentation for organizations is a critical part of understanding how to implement web accessibility, and also illustrates a company’s maturity. Scott uses the product resource guides available in Deque University to illustrate how user documentation can greatly benefit both user experience and product training.

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Stump, Sing, & Hack with Deque at CSUN!

We’re giving you several more reasons to get excited about CSUN this year, with our one-of-a-kind events: Stump our experts (& win prizes!) with your toughest web accessibility issues, sing your heart out at Accessible Karaoke during the Deque Party, and learn how to do accessibility testing on open-source component libraries with our experts at the aXe Hackathon. Read on to find out more details, and get ready for some serious fun at CSUN!

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What’s in Store for CSUN 2017

CSUN 2017 is just around the corner, and we have an exciting roster of events planned. Featuring 17 presentations on every aspect of web accessibility – from mobile accessibility to accessibility testing to accessible design – this year’s CSUN is sure to be more informative than ever before. Plus, don’t forget our aXe Hackathon, accessible karaoke and pre-conference workshops! With so much in store, we can’t wait to see you there!

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Get Smart About Web Accessibility

We understand that Web Accessibility can be a little overwhelming. So we’ve created a variety of tools and training to help get you educated on all aspects of web accessibility – starting with the basics. In this post, you’ll learn about our comprehensive Web Accessibility Fundamentals course offered at Deque University, and you’ll also be able to watch our free Web Accessibility 101 webinar. Time to get smart about web accessibility!

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Scaling Accessibility with WorldSpace Attest

In this post, accessibility evangelist and senior front-end engineer Marcy Sutton explores how to scale accessibility with WorldSpace Attest, which helps catch accessibility issues early on in the development process. Marcy demonstrates how to use Attest with a walk-through of a typical front front-end integration testing workflow, with step-by step instructions on how to use the tool.

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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.

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