Tech Writing for Accessibility

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Our mission statement is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Take this course to learn how to make your documents more accessible for everyone, including people with disabilities.

For example, this courses teaches you how to create documentation and websites for screen reader users.

Format

This is a 90-minute instructor-led workshop, featuring a lot of student exercises and class discussion.

Google provides all the materials needed to run the in-class sessions at your own organization. If you'd like to facilitate the in-class sessions for your organization, see Facilitating Technical Writing Courses.

Target audience

We've aimed this course at the following roles:

  • engineers
  • product managers and technical program managers
  • technical writers
  • anyone else who writes or reviews documents

Learning objectives

After taking this class, you will know how to do the following:

  • Learn to design inclusively.
  • Write helpful alt text for technical diagrams.
  • Check color contrast.
  • Create accessible diagrams.
  • Detect accessibility errors in documents.