Accessibility Training for Testers

Accessibility Training Resources

  • Ontario Government: How To Train Your Staff On Accessibility
    Information businesses and non-profits must include when training staff on how to interact with people with different disabilities, and some tips to help you.
  • W3C: Developing Web Accessibility Presentations and Training
    The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) offers materials for speakers, lecturers, educators, and other presenters to help their participants understand more about web accessibility. The materials provide a range of information from introductory slides for those new to accessibility, to statistics and demos for experienced trainers.
  • WebAIM: Web Accessibility Training
    This training session will teach everything from basic web accessibility principles to advanced accessibility techniques. Learn what you need to know to ensure that your web site meets legal guidelines and international standards.
  • U.S. Homeland Security: Section 508 Trusted Tester Conformance Test Process Version 5 (TTV5)
    Office of Accessible Systems and Technology is committed to the development of the common testing approach for accessibility compliance and conformity. TTV5 provides a code-inspection based test approach for determining web content conformance to the Section 508 standards.
  • MDN: ARIA Screen Reader Implementors Guide
    Details for Processing ARIA Live Regions via Platform Accessibility Programming Interfaces (APIs). Interpreting WAI-ARIA live region markup varies with screen reader and browser agents. ARIA Live region markup is a complex area which is somewhat open to interpretation. This guide is intended to provide implementation guidance that respects screen readers developers’ need to try different things. The intention is to strike a balance between providing useful guidance on how to use the markup’s intended meaning while supporting live regions as an area for screen readers to innovate and compete.
  • a11y tools: Generators & Diagnosis Tools
    A random collection of accessibility-focused tools that you might find at least partially useful.