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!
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.
Check out this useful course on PowerPoint Accessibility Techniques from Deque University. This course covers the ins and outs of easily creating accessible PowerPoint presentations, with practical tips and a11y hacks for anyone that wants to “do better” at PowerPoint.
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.
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.
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.
WorlsdSpace Comply is now officially open to the Japanese Market! Thanks to a collaboration with our partners – Mitsue-Links Corporation – a Japansese localized version of WorldSpace Comply is now available. This WorldSpace successor boasts a variety of new features and improvements, which can now be enjoyed by organizations in Japan.