Training

This page will list future accessibility training sessions. Check this page in the future, as more sessions will be scheduled. Email accessibility@yale.edu if you would like us to let you know about training opportunities or to discuss your training  and support needs beyond the sessions listed below.

Information Sessions

To find out more about the accessibility policy and its implications, email accessibility@yale.edu to request a member of the accessibility team to speak to your group about the policy and its expectations.

Slides from the information session (PowerPoint) (CAS login required). Please do not distribute these slides outside of Yale.

Instructor-Led Training

Developer Brownbag

The accessibility team is organizing regular brownbag lunches to for developers to learn about how to implement accessibility bestp ractices. To be notified of future brownbag dates, contact accessibility@yale.edu. To learn more about developer brownbags, see our Developer Training page.

Content Editors Workshop

Yale ITS offers in-person workshops to create and maintain accessible digital content. This training is general enough that its principles can work on any website on any platform. Upcoming sessions include: 

  • Wednesday, May 23 from 1-4 pm in 25 Science Park room 321
  • Monday, June 18 from 9am-12pm in 25 Science Park room 321
  • Thursday, July 19 from 1-4pm in 25 Science Park room 321

Sign up for the content editor training on Yale TMS. Yale will offer these and trainings on an ongoing basis, and new dates will be put on this page.

Center for Teaching and Learning

Thinking about Accessibility is a series of events offered by the Center for Teaching and Learning. While they are tailored to ensuring that learning activities and resources are accessible to all students, anyone at the university is welcome to attend. Sessions focus on such topics as PDF and Word Document accessibility and creating accessible courses in canvas. Please register for CTL events ahead of time.

CTL is also happy to work with faculty to analyze the accessibility of their course design, instructional techniques and digital resources. Instructors should request a 1-on-1 consultation from the CTL.  

Online Trainings and Resources

Free and paid trainings are also available. The following are a sample of reputable online trainings: