This page will list future accessibility training sessions. Check this page in the future, as more sessions will be scheduled. Email email@example.com 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.
To find out more about the accessibility policy and its implications, email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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 email@example.com. 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:
- Lynda.com is free to anyone with an active Yale NetID.
- WebAIM offers in depth explanation of accessibility issues and on-site training for a fee.
- Deque University offers online, self paced learning available for purchase.
- The Web Accessibility Initiative offers online tutorials for basic concepts aimed at developers.
- The W3C’s ARIA authoring practices document offers demonstrations of most development patterns developers should know.