Understand responsibilities in terms of website accessibility and technological barriers that exist for people with disabilities in modern education.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) created a 20-part series of how-to videos. The videos are designed for a wide range of audiences, including web authors, designers, developers, people with disabilities. All videos are open-captioned.
The videos have wide ranging coverage. Topics include:
- An Introduction to Digital Accessibility [3:26 min]
- Digital Accessibility: Three Points About the Law [5:58 min]
- How Some People with Disabilities Use Technology [6:02 min]
- Recommended Practices & Tips for Digital Accessibility [6:25 min]
- Vendors and Partnerships [3:55 min]
- Creating an Organizational Culture that Embraces Accessibility [3:17 min]
- The Importance of Manual Testing for Digital Accessibility [5:10 min]
- Keyboard Access and Visual Focus Indicators [4:06 min]
- Testing When the Screen is Magnified [3:06 min]
- Logical Reading Order [4:05 min]
- Fillable Forms [4:33 min]
- Buttons & Form Controls [3:39 min]
- Use of Color Alone to Convey Information [5:14 min]
- Color Contrast [3:40 min]
- Tables [4:11 min]
- Heading Structure [3:11 min]
- Video Captioning [5:11 min]
- Reporting & Responding to Digital Barriers for People with Disabilities [3:53 min]
For questions or comments regarding the video series, email the Office of Civil Rights at [email protected].