How To Design for Accessibility: for UX Designers (WCAG 2.2)

How To Design for Accessibility: for UX Designers (WCAG 2.2)

Accessibility & Usability Best Practices for UX & UI Designers (User Experience Design + WCAG 2.2, Section 508, ADA)

What you’ll learn

  • How to specifically design for accessibility (the essentials for designers – UX, UI, and Product)
  • The top 51 best practices and strategies for designing for accessibility (plus usability & SEO)
  • Accessible color contrast & color independence
  • Accessible wording – Verb or noun, short or medium labels, are “read more” links bad, and more
  • Accessible styling – Border radius, capitalization, fill & color, shadow & elevation, competition, proximity
  • Designing accessible error messages, menu items, links, progress trackers
  • Designing accessible charts, graphs, and other data visualizations
  • Designing amazing signifiers (aka perceived affordances) for accessibility
  • Accessible interaction states and the 10 states to design (focus, hover, etc)
  • How to combine accessibility tactics
  • Accessibility mistakes to avoid
  • Accessibility Fundamentals – The who, what, when, where, and why of accessibility
  • Section 508, ADA, and WCAG 2.1 and 2.2


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Who this course is for:

  • UX Designers, Product Designers, UI Designers
  • Aspiring Designers
  • UX/Product Team Managers
  • Developers who design
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