How to Create an Accessible Website
November 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
- Centre for Social Innovation (Spadina)
- 215 Spadina Ave, 4th Floor
Toronto,ONM5T 2C7Canada+ Google Map
This workshop provides a technical explanation of how to create accessible web content. Web developers will come away with a deep understanding of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, the AODA requirements for website accessibility, and how to achieve WCAG 2.0 conformance. Knowledge of HTML is required.
Note: This workshop is ideal for those who have already taken the Introduction to Website Accessibility workshop or webinar (next one is on Feb. 27th) or those who already have some familiarity with digital accessibility concepts.
By completing this workshop, participants will:
- Gain an in depth understanding of WCAG 2.0 structure: Principles, Guidelines and Success Criteria
- Become familiar with established techniques for meeting WCAG conformance
- Get an introduction to WAI ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Application) markup
- Learn about tools and resources for creating accessible content
Participants will be given a handout listing website accessibility testing tools and other key references.
Interactive discussions and examples. A great workshop!
Knowledgeable presenter who gave specific mark-up examples and was able to answer questions.
Great practical advice! Easy to understand concepts.
The de-mystifying of WCAG was very helpful!
Just right for getting the basics. Perfect length and content.
Prerequisite: Some basic knowledge of HTML is required for this course. If you are not familiar with HTML, we recommend taking the free interactive online course on HTML. Details will be sent to participants with your workshop registration confirmation.
INCLUDED IN THE WORKSHOP:
Accommodations available upon request.
I really liked the amount of content covered and the use of visual examples to see how the content relates to real, live websites.
The workshop opened my eyes to the importance of accessibility issues.