What are your favorite accessibility tools and checkers? That’s the question we asked the experts on our accessibility team. From aXe to WAVE to NoCoffee and more, our accessibility experts discuss the merits of their favorite accessibility tools that they use in their daily work.
Find out more of what Deque University has to offer in this week’s course highlight: HTML and CSS Accessibility. Designers, web developers, QA testers and content creators can learn how to implement accessibility into HTML and CSS – plus prevent and fix accessibility errors in their code.
Remember the early days of web accessibility, when Bobby and Cynthia Says were the accessibility tools to know? In this post, Deque’s accessibility subject matter experts discuss their favorite early accessibility tools and checkers that paved the way for later innovations in digital accessibility.
The 19th annual Accessing Higher Ground Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference is taking place next week in Westminster, Colorado, and Deque will be there. Come visit us at booth 8 and stay for presentations given by Principal Accessibility Strategist John Foliot and Principal Web Accessibility Consultant and Trainer Denis Boudreau. Topics covered include sustainable accessibility, inclusive design and UX, accessible social media and more.
Discover how Deque University can empower you with the right tools to expand your knowledge (and your career!) in the world of web accessibility. This week, we focus on our Web Accessibility Testing Techniques course, which provides students with the knowledge to set up an accessibility testing program within their organization.
If you’re an accessibility subject matter expert – or you work in the accessibility field – the IAAP CPACC certification is a must. Discover how our comprehensive self-paced online prep course offered by Deque University can help you prepare for the exam.
Previously Paul J. Adam explained how to build ARIA role=”alert” Modal Dialogs in his A11y support series. In his latest post in the series, Paul details how to build another ARIA widget: a simple role=”button” UI control. He also explains what screen reader and browser combinations are supported when using other ARIA attributes allowed on role=”button.”
A few months back Deque University began offering scholarships to people with disabilities. We now have over 670 recipients who are benefiting from our digital courses on web accessibility. Here is the story of Alex Fatum, one of those scholarship recipients. We’ll be sharing more stories like Alex’s in the future.
Birkir Gunnarsson is a former Senior Subject Matter Expert for Deque. Recently, he helped form BATS (Blind Accessibility Testers Society), which is dedicated to helping blind web users working in the field of accessibility. This post is a recap of Birkir’s contributions to BATS, where he details how to use GitHub with a screenreader and participate in conference calls for the W3C.
Here’s part 2 of Caitlin Geier’s 2-part series on remote usability testing with screen readers. In her second post, Caitlin covers important points to remember when setting up, recording, and observing the test. She offers several helpful and practical suggestions to make remote usability testing as easy as possible for both parties.
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