Overview of WCAG 2.1: Understanding The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

In this course you will learn how to: Identify the roles and responsibilities of key individuals in the WCAG workflow; Identify the levels of compliance; Create a short list of guidelines that apply to you; Identify exceptions and exemptions from WCAG; Identify federal, provincial and municipal timelines and deadlines for compliance.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Types of disabilities
    • Types of assistive technologies
    • What is WCAG 2.1?
    • Roles and responsibilities in an accessible workflow
  • Understanding the guidelines
    • Levels of compliance
    • Which guidelines apply to you?
    • Explanations and examples
  • Principles of WCAG 2.1
    • Perceivable
    • Operable
    • Understandable
    • Robust
  • WCAG 2.1 for web pages
    • WCAG 2.1 for web applications
    • WCAG 2.1 for other content types such as PDF and Flash
    • WCAG 2.1 for video
    • Techniques and other specifications for each technology
  • Exceptions
    • Dealing with internal policy
    • Federal, Provincial and Municipal guidelines
    • Timelines and deadlines
    • Exempt content and notices
  • From here
    • Introduction to testing for compliance
    • Further learning and useful links
    • Technology specific guidance
    • Questions and Answers