Fast Track to Accessibility for Designers

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Technical level: Beginner

Duration: 75 minutes (estimate)

IAAP CAECs: 1.25 (This class counts toward renewal of IAAP certification)

Course Synopsis:

This engaging video-centric course is part of Deque's new Fast Track series. Designers will be up and running with a broad understanding of the major topics that affect their role, as it pertains to accessibility. The Fast Track courses don’t replace the more detailed curriculum, but they help people get up and running quickly in their accessibility skills.

This training is perfect for users seeking to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time, paving the way for more comprehensive training if desired.

The topics covered are:

  • Your Role in Accessibility
  • Compliance and Universal versus Inclusive Design
  • Interaction Methods and Modalities
  • Navigation and Wayfinding
  • Structure and Semantics
  • Error Prevention and States
  • Contrast and Legibility
  • Language and Readability
  • Predictability and Consistency
  • Timing and Preservation
  • Movement and Flashing
  • Visual and Auditory Alternatives