Introduction to Accessibility

Accessibility to me is just getting everyone involved at the same time, including everyone as a human being
Andy Stewart
UX Specialist, DWP
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Overview 

This workshop will focus on introducing participants to the world of digital accessibility and explain the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). We will take you through the importance of digital accessibility for people with and without disabilities, as well as providing you with an insight into how to approach accessibility and where to start.

Roles: All

Duration:

  • 4 hours (including short breaks)

Number of participants: 

  • Up to 12

Workshop Objective

  • Understand the importance web accessibility has and the barriers that it helps overcome for people with disabilities and older people.

In this workshop you will learn

  • What digital accessibility means

  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

  • Why accessibility is so important

  • How to get started

  • The different audiences that benefit from accessibility

  • How people with disabilities use computers and mobile applications

  • The importance of accessibility for users requiring digital services

  • How to measure accessibility at your organisation

  • How accessibility affects you, your role and your organisation

  • About the experiences users face using inaccessible services and websites

  • How to talk about accessibility with others

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About Invotra Consulting

Invotra is passionate about helping organisations to achieve a great experience for 100% of users. For over 5 years, Invotra has been solving communications and collaborations challenges for the public sector, currently supplying services to over 47% of UK civil servants as well as local authorities and ALBS.

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