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Practical Accessibility for Designers

Earn a Certificate of Completion with this LinkedIn Learning course that takes a deep look at designing and building accessible experiences through practical examples and exercises. Discover why prioritizing accessibility is a requirement in today’s world, ways to test web accessibility, and how to make websites work for people with vision impairments, D/deaf people, and neurodiverse people.

Introduction to Web Accessibility

This free, self-paced course offered by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) provides the foundation you need to make your digital technology accessible, so that your materials work well for people with disabilities, meet international standards, and enhance the user experience for everyone.

Accessible Documents: Word, PowerPoint & Acrobat

Web Accessibility In Mind (WebAIM) offers this independent, online training that covers principles and processes for:

  • Creating accessible document content and structure in Word & PowerPoint.
  • Evaluating the accessibility of well-structured Word & PowerPoint documents.
  • Optimizing the accessibility of PDFs exported from well-structured Word & PowerPoint documents with Acrobat.
  • Creating accessible document content and structure in Excel (bonus module).

Accessibility Training

Discover multiple courses offered by Section 508 that are intended to improve your understanding of IT accessibility, and Section 508 law, and help you produce digital tools and content that conform to the revised 508 standards.

Site Maintainer Training

As a primary maintainer of a Carleton website, you’ll be expected to attend WordPress trainings each year that cover a variety of topics and updates for maintaining your office/department website. Additionally, these trainings will cover digital accessibility practices.

Submit a Ticket

If you’d like help with your WordPress website and/or making digital content accessible, submit a ticket for help! New primary maintainers can also submit a ticket for general WordPress training.