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Accessibility Training

Overview

To build your web development team’s knowledge and understanding of web accessibility techniques, Criterion offers clients access to our extensive catalogue of award winning ELearning courses. Our online training ensures your ability to maintain ADA, Section 508, and WCAG 2.0 compliance indefinitely.

Criterion’s web accessibility training curriculum incorporates concepts developed throughout 16 years of experience providing WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 solutions to over 1,600 businesses and government agencies. Additionally, our online courses are themselves ADA, WCAG 2.0, Section 508, AODA and DDA compliant.

At Criterion, we bundle every audit with self-directed online training courses to assist your project managers, web developers, QA testers and content developers. Written by Criterion’s subject-matter experts and instructional designers, our online courses are tailored to provide your team with the knowledge they need to create and maintain WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 compliant websites, mobile apps, and documents.

Each course explains how to test and repair web-based information based upon WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 guidelines. Course information identifies web accessibility guidelines, provides corresponding plain language interpretations, presents “before and after” source code examples, and explores assistive technologies used by people with disabilities every day.

2017 Online Training Courses:

  1. Introduction to Web Accessibility
  2. WCAG 2.0 Testing & Repair Techniques
  3. JAWS 17 Accessibility Testing Techniques
  4. Designing for Web Accessibility
  5. Mobile Accessibility Testing & Repair Techniques
  6. PDF Accessibility for Adobe Acrobat DC
  7. MS Word 2013 Accessibility Techniques
  8. MS PowerPoint 2013 Accessibility Techniques

Introduction to Web Accessibility

Course Synopsis

This course presents an overview of web accessibility concepts including a discussion on the impact WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 requirements have on users with disabilities and guidance on achieving compliance.

WCAG 2.0 Testing & Repair Techniques

Course Synopsis

This course provides the highly technical information and examples your web development team requires to make websites WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 compliant.

JAWS 17 Accessibility Testing Techniques

Course Synopsis

This course instructs sighted web developers on best practices for using the JAWS screen reader during web accessibility testing.

Designing for Web Accessibility

Course Synopsis

Web Designers need to understand how their work affects non-visual, low-vision, cognitive impaired, and keyboard dependent users. This course explores aspects of designing accessible web page components to be WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 compliant.

Mobile Accessibility Testing & Repair Techniques

Course Synopsis

This course is designed to help mobile application developers understand highly technical WCAG 2.0 responsive techniques for iOS and Android mobile devices.

MS Word 2013 Accessibility Techniques

Course Synopsis

This course provides step by step instructions on how to create WCAG 2.0 compliant Microsoft Word 2013 documents. By creating WCAG compliant source documents, fewer repairs will be needed when Word documents are rendered to PDF . This course is not intended to teach documentation professionals how to use MS Word 2013, but rather how to create accessible MS Word 2013 documents for WCAG and Section 508 compliance.

MS PowerPoint 2013 Accessibility Techniques

Course Synopsis

This course provides step by step instructions for creating WCAG 2.0 compliant Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 presentations. This course is not intended to teach documentation professionals how to use MS PowerPoint 2013, but rather how to create presentations that are WCAG and Section 508 compliant.

PDF Accessibility Testing & Repair Techniques

Course Synopsis

This course teaches participants how to test and repair the most common WCAG 2.0 compliance issues found in PDF documents using Adobe Acrobat Professional DC. Students taking this course should have access to, and a solid understanding of, Adobe Acrobat Professional DC. This course is not intended to teach documentation professionals how to use Adobe Acrobat Professional DC, but rather how to test and repair PDF files for WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 compliance.

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