Intro to Accessibility and the WCAG 2.0 Standards

The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative logo.

Length: 90 min.

Suggested For: All Audiences, Designers, Developers, Testers & QA Staff, Program & Project Leaders

This course is a general introduction to disabilities, IT accessibility, assistive technologies, regulations, and standards. It includes a discussion of why accessibility increasingly matters to everyone, including references to recent research and mainstream media, and some examples of inclusive web design. The class also includes an overview of the WCAG 2.0 Web Accessibility Standard, including a review of the principles, guidelines, success criteria, and techniques offered by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative.