Web Design and Accessibility

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Course Description

Websites are accessible only when all visitors can access the presented information regardless of abilities or impairments. By understanding the fundamentals of web accessibility and the regulations, laws, and standards surrounding accessibility design, libraries can move toward more equitable services for all patrons. With an overview of the tools and technologies for better design and best practices for content development libraries can make their content open to all.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Identifying barriers to using the web and solutions that would improve the situation
  • Understanding the legal landscape regarding accommodations for people of all abilities in the context of website design
  • Creating an accessibility plan for improving navigation and use of websites
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
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learning@amigos.org or (972) 340-2829