free web accessibility introduction

accessibility laws and screen reader testing
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1,746 students
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learn basic accessibility tools


  • a willingness to learn about accessibility.


This course is a free crash course in accessibility.

You will learn about assistive technology and learn about the basic tools of accessibility testing.


Be able to define accessibility.

Explain why accessibility is important.

Be able to define assistive technology.

Able to define what a screen reader does.

Able to explain how a screen reader works.

Able to define screen magnifier.

Able to explain how they work.

Define manual testing.

Explain the importance of manual testing.

Explain the best way to perform manual testing.

Able to define accessibility checker.

Able to understand when you would use an accessibility checker.

Explain what 508 is and who has to comply.

Explain what wcag2.0 is and who has to comply.

Explain the ADA and who has to comply.

Be able to explain a general process of making accessibility reports.

Who this course is for:

  • students who are interested in accessibility and want to take a crash course.

Course content

4 sections14 lectures1h 12m total length
  • Introduction


web accessibility tester and consultant
Taylor Arndt
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
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  • 2,096 Students
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My name is Taylor Arndt. I am an accessibility Consultant who has helped numerous clients with accessibility of websites and applications. My most recent were Western Michigan university and Indian trails transportation. I use the assistive technology daily, so i know the best practices for making websites accessible and usable.