Accessibility Training

SUNY has entered into an agreement with Deque Systems Inc. to provide accessibility training across all SUNY campuses. Deque University is an online digital accessibility training platform that provides comprehensive training on a wide variety of topics including web accessibility, document accessibility, accessibility management, testing, disability etiquette and more. ​To participate, please fill out this form: https://farmingdale.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9pil49G1Z0iZdYN.

Recommended Courses

These are the course recommendations by role for the Deque University curriculum.

Executive Leadership

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Accessibility Program Management

Human Resources

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication

Information Technology Specialists

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Designing an Accessible User Experience
  • Semantic Structure and Navigation
  • Images, SVG, and Canvas
  • Visual Design and Colors
  • Responsive Design and Zoom
  • Multimedia, Animations, and Motion
  • Device-Independent User Input Methods
  • Form Labels, Instructions, and Validation
  • Dynamic Updates, AJAX, Single Page Apps
  • Custom JavaScript/ARIA Widgets
  • Web Accessibility Testing: Basic Methods and Tools
  • Web Accessibility Testing: Screen Readers
  • Web Accessibility Testing: WCAG Conformance Testing, Detailed Methodology

Faculty

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Student Affairs Professionals

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Academic Advisors

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Health/Wellness

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication

Admissions & Enrollment

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Alumni

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Other courses as needed

Instructional Designers

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Designing an Accessible User Experience
  • Visual Design and Colors
  • Responsive Design and Zoom
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Diversity

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication

Ombudsman

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Other courses as needed

Business Office/Purchasing

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws

Administrative Staff

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws

All Roles

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws

Web Developers, Advanced QA Testers

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Designing an Accessible User Experience
  • Semantic Structure and Navigation
  • Images, SVG, and Canvas
  • Visual Design and Colors
  • Responsive Design and Zoom
  • Multimedia, Animations, and Motion
  • Device-Independent User Input Methods
  • Form Labels, Instructions, and Validation
  • Dynamic Updates, AJAX, Single Page Apps
  • Custom JavaScript/ARIA Widgets
  • Web Accessibility Testing: Basic Methods and Tools
  • Web Accessibility Testing: Screen Readers
  • Web Accessibility Testing: WCAG Conformance Testing, Detailed Methodology

QA Testers (Basic)

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Web Accessibility Testing: Basic Methods and Tools
  • Web Accessibility Testing: Screen Readers
  • Web Accessibility Testing: WCAG Conformance Testing, Detailed Methodology

Designers

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Designing an Accessible User Experience
  • Visual Design and Colors
  • Responsive Design and Zoom
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors

Document Creators/Editors (Fundamentals Course Plus Any of the Below as Needed)

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • MS Word Accessibility
  • MS PowerPoint Accessibility
  • MS Excel Accessibility
  • InDesign Accessibility
  • PDF Accessibility Basic
  • PDF Accessibility Advanced
  • EPUB Accessibility

Mobile App Developers

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Designing an Accessible User Experience
  • iOS Mobile App Accessibility
  • Android Mobile App Accessibility

Program Managers

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Accessibility Program Management

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