Digital Accessibility Training Opportunities
Web accessibility basically means that people with disabilities can use the [w]eb. More specifically, [w]eb accessibility means that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with the [w]eb…
~ Shawn Lawton Henry, World Wide Web Consortium (2006)
How Do You Make Digital Content Accessible?
WebAIM's Introduction to Web Accessibility is an excellent starting point for beginners. Portland State University's Office of Information Technology has also developed a five part "Digital Accessibility Basics" training series that leads participants through the foundational elements of digital accessibility in any platform. More focused how-to resources can be found via the Digital Accessibility Resources web page.
- Digital Accessibility, Part 1: What and Why
- Digital Accessibility, Part 2: Accessible Text Content
- Digital Accessibility, Part 3: Accessible Navigation
- Digital Accessibility, Part 4: Accessible Media
- Digital Accessibility, Part 5: Validation
Please note, if you are an aspiring pdx.edu content editor, you will need to participate in the training via the associated D2L course in order to qualify for any content editor trainings and access to the pdx.edu space; please refer to the Office of University Communication's Web Communications Google site for more information.
Archived Accessibility Training Events
- Lecture on Web Accessibility with Terrill Thompson
- Online Accessibility Training with Michele Bromley
- Open Forum Meeting on Accessibility with Terrill Thompson
- Document Accessibility, Part 1, with Terrill Thompson
- Document Accessibility, Part 2, with Terrill Thompson
- Accessible Media, Part 1, with Terrill Thompson
- Accessible Media, Part 2, with Terrill Thompson