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Understanding Accessibility

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This badge is awarded to participants who have successfully completed the micro-course Understanding Accessibility. This micro-course is a prerequisite for the Accessibility Skills modules. This micro-course addresses: the difference between access and accommodation, disabilities and barriers, an introduction to assistive technology, and a brief discussion of the laws and policies in WA State that address accessibility in higher ed. The micro-course takes approximately three hours to complete.


To earn the badge the participant needs to receive an 80 percent or higher on a quiz that covers the core concepts.

The quiz requires participants to demonstrate the following:

  • Differentiate between examples of access from accommodations.
  • Identify common types of assistive technology.
  • Identify common technology barriers for people with disabilities.
  • Differentiate laws and policies around accessibility in higher ed and accessible technology.

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