Summary of week 1
Congratulations. You have concluded the first week of the digital accessibility course.
In this first week, we have:
- looked at disability and the concepts of usability and accessibility;
- identified various ways in which content can be represented (symbols for text; text equivalents for images; captions and audio descriptions for videos);
- identified situations in the lives of typical users in which they depend on accessible design;
- and seen that accessible design has benefits beyond people with disabilities, and may even benefit you now or sometime later.
In the coming week, we will take a close look at how people with disabilities use their computers at work, what barriers they encounter, and what technologies they use to overcome the barriers.
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