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Introduction to Web Accessibility

Get a strong foundation in digital accessibility to make your websites and apps work well for people with disabilities, meet international standards, and provide a better user experience for everyone.

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Online Course Microsoft

This Microsoft accessibility training course provides an introduction to all things accessibility. Watch as we take you along a journey through different types of disabilities to learn about etiquette, accessibility features and tools in Microsoft products, and compliance.

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Microsoft Docs

This Microsoft accessibility training course provides an introduction to all things accessibility. Watch as we take you along a journey through different types of disabilities to learn about etiquette, accessibility features and tools in Microsoft products, and compliance.

Explore the course

Website GOV.UK 

Understanding disabilities and impairments: user profiles  

A set of profiles highlighting common barriers users face when accessing digital services and tips for designing services everyone can use. 

Making your service accessible – and introduction 

How to meet government accessibility requirements.  A basic overview of what is needed with links to further information. 

A project by Peter van Grieken at Frozen Rockets

Accessibility for teams. 

This website breaks down job roles and ascribes a set of knowledge around accessibility to each role.  At time of publishing, two roles were completed; Product Managers and UX Designers 

Lexdis 

Digital Accessibility    

This section of LexDis collates resources that are relevant for universities and public sector organisations working toward implementing better digital accessibility into a toolkit that provides advice and templates that you may find useful. 

University College London (UCL) 

Digital Accessibility Hub

A good example of how educational establishments can provide information, and access to advice and resources, for all staff and students who have identified that they have a disability, or an ergonomic need, and require support with IT. They also aim to provide guidance to managers and academic staff, about the provisions they should make for disabled staff and students. 

University of Glasgow 

Digital Accessibility

Another educational establishment showing a collection of advice and guidance on how to prepare accessible content in a range of products and situations.

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