Accessibility Training, Workshops & Open Labs

Join us for the Foundations of Accessibility Trainings (FOA), workshops or open labs where you can receive hands-on instruction and have your accessibility questions answered.

Foundations of Accessibility Training

UNLV is obligated to make content accessible and usable by persons with disabilities. This training is designed to help you develop, adopt, and procure accessible materials and technologies. The training gives you the necessary knowledge and tools to make accessibility happen.

Who should attend:

All content creators, face-to-face and online instructors, accessibility team members/trainers/liaisons, faculty, staff, administrators, and other interested parties.

When and where:

Upon completion, you should be able to: 

  • Create Accessible Materials (including web pages, Word and PDF documents)
  • Evaluate Materials and Technologies for Accessibility
  • Use Design Support and Resources


Use the Foundations of Accessibility Training Registration Form to register and pick your date.

Note: If a UNLV department or college wants to schedule a separate foundations or other accessibility training, please contact the Accessibility Resources Team.

Dr. James Altman in foreground, seated in wheelchair, and Jerra Strong, standing at projection screen, during in-person FOA training session.

Other Accessibility Training Resources

Accessibility in Canvas Online Course

This course is available once you have completed the FOA. This course is designed for instructors who are using Canvas to share digital materials with students, whether in fully online courses, or in-person courses which are supplemented on the web. The purpose of this module is to increase your ability to identify accessibility concerns in online course materials, and use available Canvas options to address those concerns.

A.R.T. Training Calendar

View the A.R.T. Training Calendar for workshop and open lab availability.

Training is first come first served registration. No registration is necessary for the workshop and open labs. Open to members of the UNLV community only.

Contact the A.R.T.

Should you require accessibility advising, technical support and/or resources, please make a request through the e-mail and describe in detail what support you need.