A11y – Basic Web and Document Accessibility

Need Accessibility Help?

Easterseals Crossroads offers web and document accessibility services to ensure everyone, regardless of ability, has access to information. Our team is well versed on Web Accessibility Content Guidelines (WCAG), Section 508, and other accessibility standards.

For more information or to receive a quote for your website or documentation, please contact Brian Norton at 317-466-2001 ext. 2460.

2023 Web Accessibility Webinar – Free

We will host our annual Web Accessibility Webinar for Developers on May 10, 2023 from 11am-4pm EST.

Training Description:
Renowned web accessibility professional Dennis Lembree covers an array of topics for developing accessible websites. The training begins with disability and assistive technology basics and an overview of guidelines and laws. Main topics include content structure, images, forms, tables, video, CSS, and ARIA. Techniques on writing for accessibility and testing for accessibility are also covered.

Speaker Bio:
Mr. Lembree is a Senior Accessibility Consultant at Deque Systems. He was previously Director of Accessibility at Diamond Web Services and worked several years on the PayPal and eBay accessibility teams. He also has experience at several start-up companies and contracted at large corporations including Google, Ford, and Disney. Mr. Lembree has published articles, led webinars, and presented on digital accessibility at many conferences including HTML5 DevCon, CSS DevCon, CSUN, AccessU, Accessing Higher Ground, Accessibility Toronto, and Paris Web. Dennis runs a blog and Twitter account on web accessibility called Web Axe. He created an accessible, two-time national award-winning Twitter app, Easy Chirp (now sunset).

To register go to our Web Accessibility Webinar registration page.

Free Web and Document Accessibility Resources:

2022 Web Accessibility Webinar Archived Materials:

2022 Archive Video | 2022 Slides | 2022 Transcript

Web Accessibility Videos: 

Check out these videos about making your website more accessible to assistive technology users.

Part 1 http://youtu.be/BbkyPS5AlNU

Part 2 http://youtu.be/7l75f9Jzweg

Part 3 http://youtu.be/t0F9Lvh8qdY

Archive Video from 2021 Web Accessibility Webinar for Developers

Document and Social Media Accessibility Webinars

Check out these other helpful accessibility videos — making Word Docs and PowerPoints more accessible along with PDF and social media accessibility.

Web Accessibility testing on the Cheap: https://youtu.be/jNzSyJSeifY (video)

PowerPoint Accessibility: http://bit.ly/AT3powerpointaccessibility

Microsoft Word Accessibility: http://bit.ly/AT3MSWordAccessibility

PDF Accessibility: Session 1 – https://bit.ly/AT3PDFAccessibility

Social Media Accessibility: https://bit.ly/AT3SocialMediaAccessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG

Learn more about web accessibility: www.w3c.org/wai