A11y – Basic Web and Document Accessibility

Easterseals Crossroads wants to help ensure everyone, regardless of ability, has access to information, from creating accessible web content or accessible documents (e.g., PPT, PDF, Word).

2021 A11Y Webinar Registration Information:

The INDATA Program is pleased to host a Web Accessibility Webinar for Programmers and Developers on May 12, 11am-4pm.

Description: Join renowned web accessibility professional Dennis Lembree for a full day of training. This training starts 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.

Speaker Bio: Dennis Lembree has nearly 20 years experience in digital accessibility. He currently is the Director of Accessibility at Diamond Web Services. He previously worked at Deque Systems for nearly 5 years and was also on the accessibility teams at eBay and PayPal for several years. 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.

To sign-up for this event visit our registration page.

2020 Webinar Resources

Below you’ll find the archived video and PowerPoint slides from our 2020 web accessibility (a11y) training, along with other helpful resources for creating accessible content.

Powerpoint slides from 2020 webinar

Archive Video from 2020 webinar [Warning: large file size]

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

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 Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG

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

Document and Web Accessibility Vendors

Here is a list of vendors who are well-known for providing evaluation, consultation and remediation of inaccessible websites (listing here does not constitute an endorsement).
* http://www.interactiveaccessibility.com/
* http://theweco.com/
* http://www.ssbbartgroup.com/
* http://www.deque.com/