Training and resources

Online Courses Online Courses

Mike Gifford maintains a large list of courses, webinars, educational videos and more, offered in web accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility): a11y-courses.

How to keyboard test How to keyboard test

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Free Knowledge Resources Free Knowledge Resources

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Pattern libraries Pattern libraries

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Books Books

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practical accessibility help practical accessibility help

Sometimes, what you’re building doesn’t have an already-available accessible pattern on the web. In cases like these, it can be helpful to consult someone who works day-to-day in the accessibility field in order to save yourself the pain of having to figure it out all on your own. There are a few resources you may find helpful.

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The WebAIM mailing list The WebAIM mailing list

The WebAIM mailing list is a long-running community forum for everyone who wants to grow in their accessibility journey, from beginner to expert. The archives span decades, and are available to search through. if you need to find the solution to a problem, or need help creating one, and you don’t know what question to ask when searching the archives, list members are very friendly and always willing to help, without judgment.

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ID24 ID24

Inclusive Design 24 is a streamed conference featuring twenty-four hours of free accessibility content, ranging from basic accessibility to advanced topics. Almost all talks include detailed examples of how to solve a particular problem accessibly, along with general advice for designers, developers and accessibility advocates. All the talks from previous years are archived and captioned.