To ensure that your organization continues to be accessible after our assessment and remediation, TestPros offers accessibility training to help ensure your designers, programmers, and other stakeholders continue to comply with accessibility standards.
If you are seeking to institutionalize accessibility within your organization and its processes, our accessibility training services may be just what you need. We have found the courses below can be especially great as professional development opportunities for your staff. Read on to find out more!
Accessibility Training We Offer
Our accessibility training program(s) vary in length and are presented by our subject matter experts. They can be presented in a variety of ways, but are typically presented via the online meeting tool of your choosing. We also provide handouts, checklists, and other materials that help you to keep your team thinking about accessibility.
Understanding Section 508 and WCAG
In these training sessions, you will get an in-depth look at the laws and guidelines pertaining to electronic accessibility. Some of the topics covered are:
- What is Section 508
- What is WCAG 2.0
- International Laws and Guidelines
Why Accessibility Matters
These sessions will cover a general overview of why it is important for your products to be accessible. You will get a look into how disabilities can impact navigating and understanding content, as well as why it makes good business sense to ensure your products are accessible. Some of the topics covered are:
- In-Depth look at people with disabilities
- Accessibility Lawsuits
- Why accessibility can increase your business
These sessions will cover what your designers can do to ensure your front-end and other designs are accessible to those with disabilities. We will also cover why inclusive design can streamline and improve your overall designs. Some topics we cover are:
- Creating an accessible design guide
- Understanding UI for those with disabilities
- UX research and examples
These trainings will cover a general overview of best coding practices to ensure accessibility. These are open ended sessions that are more interactive; allowing participants to ask specific questions and get feedback on issues. These courses can go anywhere from beginner tutorials to more advanced techniques depending on what your company needs. Some of the topics covered are:
- Front-end code examples
- Complex elements (forms, dynamic elements, etc.)
- Best Practices for mobile applications
Accessibility Overview for Executives and Managers
We are able to conduct abbreviated training that is high-level and specifically designed for an organization's senior leadership and managers. We have found that organizations seeking to make their products more accessible greatly benefit from having buy-in at the senior leader level. Some of the topics include:
- Why accessibility matters, what it is, and who it applies to
- The business case for making a product accessible
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines v2.1 Overview
- How people with disabilities experience technologies
Custom Course Development
The above courses we routinely provide may not perfectly fit what your organization is looking for. If so, we can develop bespoke courseware, materials, and curriculums to meet the specific needs of your organization.
TestPros offers full life-cycle services for accessibility compliance, to include but not limited to: initial accessibility assessments and audits, accessibility regression testing, integration of automated testing solutions in CI/CD pipelines, remediation of non-compliant ICT, training, and more.
To learn more about our accessibility services, contact us or check out our services page!