There are many free and paid automated tools available to help you identify accessibility issues in your websites, apps and digital channels. Automatic accessibility checking tools are useful to broadly identify problems and start developing a plan to fix them, and engaging human experts throughout this process is important to achieve the best result. Here’s our reasons why manual testing by accessibility professionals alongside automatic tools is necessary to ensure your digital products are as accessible as possible.
With inclusion for people of all abilities a hot topic that is continuing to rise in prominence, it’s no surprise that one university-accredited online course on web accessibility is continuing to attract students of all ages who want to make the web more inclusive, and improve their skill levels and career prospects at the same time.
Working with Media Access Australia (World Wide Web Consortium – W3C – Member) the University of South Australia has developed Australia’s only university-accredited web accessibility certificate for web professionals to help address the digital divide that is preventing those with a disability from accessing the full potential of the internet.