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Office of Civil Rights video resources

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (link is external) is proud to announce a video series covering a variety of topics on digital access in education, including how people with disabilities use technology, applicable Federal regulations, and identifying and remediating barriers to access.  Whether you are in the educational field or not, these videos have wide ranging coverage for those who want to know: What makes technology accessible for individuals with disabilities? And how can I make my site or platform more accessible?

Intro: An Introduction to Digital Accessibility

Topic 1: Digital Accessibility: Three Points About the Law

Topic 2: How Some People with Disabilities Use Technology

Topic 3: Recommended Practices & Tips for Digital Accessibility

Topic 4: Vendors and Partnerships

Topic 5: Creating an Organizational Culture that Embraces Accessibility

Topic 6: The Importance of Manual Testing for Digital Accessibility

Topic 7: Keyboard Access and Visual Focus Indicators

Topic 8: Testing When the Screen is Magnified

Topic 9: Logical Reading Order

Topic 10: Alternative Text

Topic 11: Fillable Forms

Topic 12: Buttons and Form Controls

Topic 13: Use of Color Alone to Convey Information

Topic 14: Color Contrast

Topic 15: Links

Topic 16: Tables

Topic 17: Heading Structures

Topic 18: Video Captioning

Topic 19: Reporting & Responding to Digital Barriers for People with Disabilities