A11y- Basic Web Accessibility

Easterseals Crossroads wants to help ensure that everyone, regardless of ability, has access to information on the web. With that in mind, we invite you to participate in an upcoming webinar focused on Web Accessibility.

Accessibility for Web Professionals 2020

Description: Join renowned web accessibility professional Dennis Lembree for a full day of training. This webinar training begins with a background on disability, guidelines, and law. Many techniques for designing and developing an accessible website are then explained; basic through advanced levels are covered. The main topics include content structure, images, forms, tables, CSS, and ARIA. Techniques on writing for accessibility and testing for accessibility are also covered. If you are involved in web design or development, don’t miss this wealth of practical knowledge.

Who:   Dennis Lembree has been a Senior Accessibility Consultant at Deque Systems for nearly 5 years. He previously worked on the accessibility teams at eBay and PayPal. His background includes web development, inclusive design and program management. Throughout his career, Dennis has published numerous articles, led many webinars, and presented at an array of tech conferences. As personal projects, he runs a blog on web accessibility, Web Axe, and created an award-winning web-accessible Twitter app, Easy Chirp. You can find Dennis on Twitter at @DennisL.

When:   May 13, 2020 – 11am-4pm

Registration Link: bit.ly/INDATA2020A11Y

Here are some helpful resources from our 2018 web accessibility (a11y) training.

Powerpoint slides from 2019 webinar

Archive Video File [Warning: large file size}

Check out these simple videos about making your web site more accessible to users of assistive technology:

Part 1 http://youtu.be/BbkyPS5AlNU

Part 2 http://youtu.be/7l75f9Jzweg

Part 3 http://youtu.be/t0F9Lvh8qdY

Check out these other helpful accessibility videos: other videos on making Word Docs, PowerPoints more accessible and other helpful to users of assistive technology:

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

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

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

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

Vendors who are well-known for providing evaluation, consultation, and remediation of inaccessible web sites (listing here does not constitute an endorsement):

* http://www.interactiveaccessibility.com/
* http://theweco.com/
* http://www.ssbbartgroup.com/
* http://www.deque.com/