The following resources provide information for getting started with accessibility:
- Introduction to Web Accessibility
- Introduces web accessibility and links to additional resources. Includes accessibility in context; why accessibility is important for individuals, businesses, society; making digital technology accessible; evaluating accessibility; and basic examples.
- Accessibility: It’s About People
- Explains the people aspect of accessibility and the role of accessibility in diversity, equality, and inclusion (DEI). Links to:
- Web Accessibility Perspectives: Explore the Impact and Benefits for Everyone - videos that demonstrate that web accessibility is essential for people with disabilities and useful for all. Ten 1-minute videos, and a 7-minute compliation
- How People with Disabilities Use the Web
- Older Users and Web Accessibility resources
- Accessibility, Usability, and Inclusion
- Essential Components of Web Accessibility
- Shows how web accessibility depends on several components of web development and interaction working together and shows the relationship between the WAI guidelines and other standards.
- Accessibility Principles
- A concise introduction to accessibility requirements for websites, apps, browsers, and other tools. It is organized similar to the WAI accessibility standards and provides a useful bridge to the standards. Read this page before reading the standards/guidelines.
- Accessibility User Requirements - Documentation of research on user needs in virtual or immersive environments (XR), real-time communication (RTC), natural language interfaces, multimedia, low vision, cognitive accessibility, and more.
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Accessibility Research Symposium 2023 - Summaries, transcripts, and videos of the international symposium exploring the positive and negative impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) in digital accessibility.
- Digital Accessibility Courses:
- Digital Accessibility Foundations — Free Online Course - Introduces a self-paced course from W3C WAI for developers, designers, ux, writers, managers, advocates. Designed for technical and non-technical learners, including students, instructors, professionals, and people with disabilities. Course is free with optional certificate.
- Course List of Digital Accessibility Education, Training, and Certification - Lists courses from different providers.
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