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Objectives for Web Accessibility Training

Some audiences want the "why" of Web accessibility; others may already know "why," and instead need to know "how." This page contains questions to help focus the training.

Find out audience's needs and expectations in advance.

Questions to ask in advance:

Establish learning objectives with the training host.

Audiences may have a combination of several of the following objectives. Each objective below links to resources and approaches on another page.

  1. Why Web accessibility is important
  2. Barriers, assistive technologies, and alternative access strategies
  3. Business case and policy basis for accessible Web design
  4. Designing accessible Web sites
  5. Evaluating and retrofitting Web sites for accessibility
  6. Designing accessible browsers and authoring tools
  7. Promoting Web accessibility
  8. Finding additional resources on Web accessibility
  9. Other objectives you may identify?

Last updated October 12, 2000 by Judy Brewer ( This WAI Resource is produced by the Education and Outreach Working Group. Please send comments and updates to

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