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Web Accessibility Training Class in Boston on November 23, 2020 Introduction Accessibility Training

Web Accessibility Training Class - Introduction

Mon, Nov 23 2020
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn MA 01801

2016-09-26 14:31:15 $495.00

This Web Accessibility training course is for web designers and web developers who need to build or revise websites to meet accessibility standards such as Section 508 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Discover how to make accessible websites while following standards for compliance as well as using best practices that help all users to successfully navigate the web.

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Web Accessibility Training Class: Introductory Course Topics

Lesson 1: The Importance of Web Accessibility

  • What is web accessibility?
  • Benefits for those with and without disabilities
  • Components of web accessibility
  • Myths about web accessibility
  • Technical and financial benefits

Lesson 2: Understanding Web Accessibility Policies

  • Public policy and accessibility
  • Problems with accessibility
  • Compliance and discrimination
  • WCAG, Section 508 and ADA
  • Understanding Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
  • WCAG Principle 1 - Perceivable
  • WCAG Principle 2 - Operable
  • WCAG Principle 3 - Understandable
  • WCAG Principle 4 - Robust

Lesson 3: Using Accessible Web Technologies

  • HTML and XHTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Flash
  • PDF
  • SMIL
  • Media Players
  • SVG
  • Java
  • XML and XSL

Lesson 4: Using Assistive Technologies

  • Screen readers
  • Talking and text-only browsers
  • Screen magnification
  • Website accessibility analysis
  • Browser settings for testing
  • Toolbars and favelets

Lesson 5: Creating Accessible Website Content

  • Guidelines for development
  • Text equivalents for images
  • Text equivalents for audio
  • Making color accessible
  • Creating accessible web tables
  • Addressing flicker

Lesson 6: Building Accessible Website Navigation

  • Navigation considerations
  • Reading order
  • Heading navigation
  • Skip navigation links
  • Accessible frames
  • Accessible image maps
  • Layout and navigation
  • Accessible web links