Introduction to Web Accessibility
Learn the principles of universal web-page design, and know how to develop web-sites that are fully accessible to people with sensory, learning and mobility disabilities. Well-designed pages also benefit people who use portable web-devices or who have slow or intermittent connections to the Internet.
We can tailor this course for technical or non-technical audiences. Topics:
- The business case for accessible web pages
- How people with disabilities access the internet
- Common web barriers
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0
- Topics of special interest, e.g., data tables, forms, and PDF
Who should attend?
- Non-technical content providers
- Webmasters, developers and producers
- Developers of Web-based applications
- Designers of web-based training materials
- Information Technology professionals
4 - 6 hours. A 50 minute lunch-and-learn is also available.
Comments from participants
- "Seeing Dena connect to and navigate the Internet was a real eye-opener."
- "I liked the demos, the anecdotes, the handouts, the articles (excellent!), the expertise of the facilitators."
- "I liked that the presenters were honest, encouraging, respectful, and intelligent."
- "I liked the emphatic but non-confrontational approach."
- "I liked the humour and sensitivity shown by the presenters."
To host this course...
To discuss hosting this course, email Alan Cantor, or telephone 416-406-5098.