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Introduction to Digital Accessibility

When
  • Start: 4th July, 2024 @ 1:00PM
  • End: 4th July, 2024 @ 2:30PM
Where
  • Online
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Digital accessibility is a crucial aspect of modern-day digital products and services. It not only ensures equal access for disabled people, but it improves the overall user experience for everyone. This beginner-friendly course will teach you the basics to get you started on your accessibility journey.

Why you should attend

In this session we will:

  • Introduce the Social Model of disability and how it applies to digital accessibility.
  • Present the financial, moral, and legal case for digital accessibility
  • Introduce the international accessibility standards..
  • Introduce the core principles of digital accessibility
  • Demonstrate the impact of inaccessible digital products (websites, apps, documents, or devices) on disabled people.

If you are new to the field of digital accessibility, we recommend you attend this course to familiarise yourself with these general principles.

Who will benefit from this training?

This training is suitable for anyone wanting to learn about digital accessibility, including:

  • Developers
  • Testers
  • Designers
  • Content creators
  • Product owners / managers in development environments
  • Managers (at an organisational level)
  • Trainers / Teachers / Academics

Level of training: Introductory. No prior accessibility knowledge required.