Website Accessibility for Everyone

Websites are considered accessible when all visitors — regardless of physical or developmental abilities or impairments — are able to access the presented information.Web accessibility is a broad term that refers to a series of international standards that define web site usability and how web sites can be usable to all visitors.
 

In this workshop, we will explore the fundamentals of web accessibility; the kinds of user-related issues that need to be considered; regulations, laws, and standards surrounding web accessibility design; tools and technologies used for better accessibility design; and content and design best practices and techniques.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of the class, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the meaning and importance of web accessibility
  • Describe various ways people with different disabilities, including ageing-related impairments use the web
  • Identify barriers in using the web and identify solutions that would improve the situation
  • Understand the legal landscape regarding accomodations for people of all abilities in the context of website design

Target Audience:
Everyone

Prerequisites:
This workshop is intended for people with a basic understanding of HTML and CSS, but little or no experience with accessibility.

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

Technical Requirements:
Visit BigBlueButton's detailed minium requirements page.

Session Duration:
This course consists of one 2-hour session.

Instructor:  Jodie Borgerding - borgerding@amigos.org

Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours: 2

 

November 3, 2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482
Email:

Amigos Member Early Bird Individual Registration $ 70.00
Non-member Early Bird Individual Registration $ 130.00