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Resources to learn more about web accessibility testing and tools.

General Training Resources


Accessibility in the Procurement Process (.pptx)

If you are new to the process,  view this presentation to learn about standards and tools, impacts, and the procurement process.

How to Read a VPAT (AccessiblityOZ)

An Accessibility Conformance Report, more commonly known by the name of its template (VPAT), is an overview of a product's compliance with Section 508 standards. Learn how to read a VPAT on this page from AccessibilityOZ.

Web Accessibility Testing (Webinar Recording)

Webinar about WCAG guidelines/success criteria & evaluation tools/techniques.

Testing of Non-Web (Windows/Mac) Applications (.pptx)

Accessibility Testing Tools /Resources


Browser Extensions

WAVE Tool Help from WebAIM.org

The WAVE Chrome and Firefox extensions allows you to evaluate web content for accessibility issues directly within Chrome and Firefox browsers. 

Screen Readers

Screen readers assist people who are blind, have low-vision, or have certain cognitive disabilities to read, navigate, and interact with computers and the web. Testing with a screen reader is an important step in the accessibility testing process.

JAWS Basics for Web Accessibility Testers

Learn the basic commands for web accessibility testing with the JAWS screen reader (for use on a PC with Chrome)

NVDA Basics for Web Accessibility Testers 

Learn the basic commands for web accessibility testing with the NVDA screen reader (for use on a PC with Firefox)

VoiceOver Basics for Web Accessibility Testers

Learn the basic commands for web accessibility testing with the VoiceOver screen reader (for use on a Mac with Safari)


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