This 2-day training is designed to help developers shift their thinking to build accessibility compliant digital content. Day one is all about web accessibility compliance to assure developers understand the requirements and consequences. Day two is designed to provide developers with experience analyzing non-compliant sites based on their own understanding and then with automated evaluation tools. In addition, developers will be exposed to coding compliant theme layouts and will learn techniques to manage non-web content.
Recognizing Disabilities - Understanding the range of disabilities that affect digital experiences.
Disabilities and Devices - The scope of digital experience extends to many devices.
Motivation - Why you should care about accessibility
Don't Reinvent the Wheel - It's about development perspective. Your website design already allows for accessible practices.
What is WCAG 2.0? - Introduction to the criterion and understanding how to use the resources available to you.
Planning for Accessibility - Mapping WCAG 2.0 guidelines to your current practices.
Testing - Identifying conformance terminology and requirements.
Managing Accessibility - Requirements beyond coding and site building.
Site Plan Review - Developers dive into hands on analysis of non-compliant sites.
Site Review Outcomes - applying POUR principles to asses analysis
Testing the Site - Utilizing accessibility evaluation tools
Testing What you Know - More examples of possible pitfalls
Structuring Your Page with Accessibility in Mind - Understanding ARIA and other tools to create compliant layout
Non-web Content - Starting with accessibile documents including Word, PPT, and Acrobat PDFs