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Accessibility For UX Designers Course

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Overview

Accessible design is a design process that specifically considers the needs of people with disabilities.

In this course, you’ll learn about the standards in place to guide designers in creating experiences that are accessible to all users as well as techniques to help bring your projects up to those standards.

What you'll learn

  • Define accessible design
  • Define different types of disabilities
  • Locate and follow accessibility guidelines
  • Conduct accessibility audits
  • Recognize the value in testing audiences with different capabilities

Syllabus

Introducing Accessible Design

In this course, we’ll cover a vital part of the UX design process that can be easily overlooked: designing with accessibility in mind.

Accessible design is a design process that specifically considers the needs of people with disabilities.

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  • What is Accessible Design?

    8:51

  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

    5:40

  • Accessibility For UX Designers, Part I

    6 questions

  • WCAG Principles: Perceivable

    8:36

  • WCAG Principles: Operable

    9:48

  • Accessibility For UX Designers, Part II

    7 questions

  • WCAG Principles: Understandable

    4:24

  • WCAG Principles: Robust

    4:17

  • Accessibility and the Design Process

    5:11

  • Accessibility For UX Designers, Part III

    6 questions

Design an Accessible Form

In the final stage of this course, we’ll be using Figma to build a mockup of an accessible form. We’ll cover form design accessibility principles and take a look at resources to guide us. And by the end of this stage, you’ll be better prepared to communicate accessibility concerns to your development team as you reach the designer-developer handoff.

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  • Form Accessibility

    6:47

  • Delivery Information screen

    14:25

  • Error reporting screen

    4:12

  • Design an Accessible Form

    5 questions

Taught by

Anwar Montasir

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