• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Accessibility on the web is subject to regulations and laws. Discover how OSs provide better accessibility, and explore regulatory compliance, the regulatory environment, and global accessibility laws.

Learning Objectives

OSs, Regulations, & Laws

  • describe how Windows provides a more accessible experience
  • describe how OS X provides a more accessible experience
  • describe how iOS provides a more accessible experience
  • describe how Android provides a more accessible experience
  • specify why regulatory compliance is important and why it's needed
  • define the dangers surrounding designing web sites that don't comply with regulations and standards
  • describe the history of policy to protect the rights of persons with disabilities, and the United Nation's role in those efforts
  • specify how the United Nations and the information revolution combined as a force for change in how we think about persons with disabilities
  • describe the development of regulations for web accessibility
  • define the WAI, its role, and what it implies
  • describe why standards for web accessibility may compel you to be compliant even if you're not legally obligated
  • specify existing accessibility laws in the United States
  • specify existing accessibility laws in Europe
  • specify existing accessibility laws in Canada
  • specify existing accessibility laws around the globe
  • describe WAI-ARIA and its mandate
  • describe standards and laws for web accessibility

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

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