Accessibility 101 online course

Accessibility 101 – Principles of Inclusive Design provides online training for UW faculty and staff in two formats:

Both formats offer learning content, videos, assessments to check your understanding. The instructor-led course also offers practical assignments. Expectations for time requirements are between 3-4 hours per week, depending on your learning preferences.

A completion certificate will be offered to participants who complete the required activities in the instructor-led course with a 85% or above grade. Certificate processing may take 4-6 weeks after the end of course.

This course is divided into content areas addressing the following topics:

  • Accessibility basics and Universal Design for Learning
  • Creating accessible documents and email
  • Accessible web content
  • Accessible Canvas content
  • Creating a plan for yourself and your office

Optional topics

  • PDF accessibility basics with Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Accessible web design standards (WCAG 2.1)
  • And More Accessibility Lessons
  • Etiquette In the classroom
  • Meetings and events
  • Webinars
  • Excel spreadsheets
  • Ally: Canvas accessibility tool
  • Accessible of student-created content