Intro to Accessibility Canvas course

A free, self-paced U-M Canvas course made up of five modules.

  • What is Digital Accessibility?
  • Why is Digital Accessibility Important?
  • Benefits of Digital Accessibility
  • Intro to Assistive Technology
  • How to Implement Digital Accessibility

Modules 1-4 typically take 30-45 minutes each. Module 5 may take a little longer (45-60 minutes) but you’re welcome to take the entire course at your own pace.

Enroll in Intro to Accessibility

Self-guided trainings

The U-M Accessibility team maintains a collection of self-paced training materials that include best practices guidelines, How-to’s, Canvas courses and courses from MDN and LinkedIn Learning. The list continues to grow. Check it out!

Topics include courses on:

  • Accessibility basics
  • Email accessibility
  • Accessible documents and PDFs
  • Accessible forms and surveys
  • Presentations and slides
  • And much, much more

One-on-one accessibility onboarding

Half-hour, 1:1 session with User Experience & Accessibility lead Amy Whitesall covering accessibility training tailored to your job duties. You’ll leave with a better understanding of how you can impact accessibility in your day-to-day. Email Amy to schedule an appointment.

Find more tools and guidance at, the university’s repository for digital accessibility knowledge.