The following exercises help students understand the practical applications of accessibility in the field of technical and professional communication.

This first exercise presents problems with usability and asks students to work through solving them. Discussing usability in conjunction with accessibility can help students understand that all users bring a unique embodied experience to whatever has been designed.

Usability Exercise

Accessibility Exercise

Accessibility Instructions Exercise

An additional exercise that can be a fun, interactive way to learn about accessibility in every day environments is linked here:

Accessible Directions, Maps, or Instructions

For more information on teaching accessibility, see

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