Resources to learn more about web accessibility testing and tools.
General Training Resources
An overview of the approval process for procurement of accessible IT
Spring 2018 training session covers standards and tools, impacts, and the procurement process.
This video from Microassist, Inc. covers what a VPAT is, how it is used, and why an accurate VPAT is important.
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.
Webinar about WCAG guidelines/success criteria & evaluation tools/techniques.
How to test non-web applications for accessibility.
Accessibility Standards and Guidelines
Accessibility Testing Tools /Resources
Syracuse University Accessibility Testing: Forms and Checklists
The WAVE Chrome and Firefox extensions allows you to evaluate web content for accessibility issues directly within Chrome and Firefox browsers.
Free bookmarklet that tests against WCAG 2.1 and Section 508 standards. Tests focusable elements, graphics, links/buttons, tables, headings, form fields, color contrast and also includes the screen reader output for interactive elements.
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.
Learn the basic commands for web accessibility testing with the JAWS screen reader (for use on a PC with Chrome)
Learn the basic commands for web accessibility testing with the NVDA screen reader (for use on a PC with Firefox)
Learn the basic commands for web accessibility testing with the VoiceOver screen reader (for use on a Mac with Safari)