Website Accessibility for Everyone

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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 for this session include

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

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

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This course consists of one 2-hour session.
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