free web accessibility introduction

accessibility laws and screen reader testing
Free tutorial
Rating: 3.3 out of 5 (151 ratings)
2,423 students
1hr 12min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

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.


Technology trainer
Taylor Arndt
  • 3.3 Instructor Rating
  • 151 Reviews
  • 2,796 Students
  • 1 Course

My name is Taylor Arndt. I currently live in Austin, Tx  where I currently work as an accessibility engineer helping ensure companies digital properties are accessible. These include mobile apps and websites. Another fact about myself is that I am blind. I was blind since birth only being able to see colors and shadows. As a result, I employ accessible teaching methods for all to be able to enjoy my courses.

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