Inspect ADA Compliance with Chrome Screen Reader Extensions

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Review Federal 508 Compliance guidelines and their practical application in content creation.

Describe the process of accessibility and user acceptance testing with Chrome extensions.

Understand how users leverage screen readers and text-to-voice software and access extensions that test compatibility in the Chrome browser.

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will be able to confidently leverage Chrome browser extensions to test information accessibility, so that you can ensure that as much of your audience as possible can intuitively take in and interact with your organization’s information. To do this, you will gain hands-on experience working with the free screen reader extension in your Google Chrome browser. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

Acceptance TestingDiversity and InclusitityCommunicating EffectivelyADA Compliant PracticesAccessibility Testing

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Access 508 Compliance standards and translate them into plain language.

  2. Identify use cases for accessibility testing in multiple channels.

  3. Access Google Chrome extensions and review your test data and content.

  4. Access testing extensions in your browser and evaluate content for accessibility with Chrome extensions.

  5. Use screen reader and text-to-voice extensions to test web page accessibility.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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