All training begins with the Basic Accessibility Guidelines, which apply to all electronic information technology.

» Basic Accessibility Guidelines

We offer other types of general and specialized training, described below.

Deque University

Deque University is an online digital accessibility training platform that provides self-paced courses on a wide variety of topics: web accessibility, document accessibility, accessibility testing, customer service, and more. Courses are designed for a wide range of technical skills from easy to advanced.

It is recommended that all employees complete the following courses:

  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication
  • Accessibility Fundamentals - Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws

You may take any additional courses that meet your interests and technical skill level.

Access to Deque University is free. To request access, please contact [email protected].  

LinkedIn Learning

An accessibility curriculum has been compiled via a playlist on LinkedIn Learning. These courses are self-paced and include the following:

  • Adding Captions to PowerPoint Presentations
  • Creating Accessible Documents in Microsoft Office
  • Creating Accessible PDFs Using Acrobat DC

» LinkedIn Learning Accessibility Collection

To access the playlist, you must first log in to LinkedIn Learning through MyFIT. 

Google Products

» Google Docs and Presentations 

Adobe Products

» Accessibility by Product

» PDF Accessibility Overview (scroll down for Characteristics of Accessible PDF files)