Website Accessibility for Everyone

Scheduled Dates

December 16, 2020 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST (Register Now)

Course Description

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.

Course Type: 
Target Audience: 

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

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
Homework Expectations
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 3-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
Amigos Member Fee: 
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
Non-member Fee: