Web Accessibility Training and Auditing Services
Creating an Accessible Website: Introduction and Awareness
This Web Accessibility workshop will cover:
- The key points of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG): considerations when creating/updating/maintaining a website that is both vibrant and Accessible.
This includes tips on creating content:
- Images: ensuring graphics are inclusive of blind users
- Colour: use of colour and easy ways to establish colour contrast
- Multimedia: making video/audio available to disabled users
- Tables: creating Accessible tables
- Forms: creating Accessible forms
- The 5 main categories of disability and the problems disabled users may experience when using the Internet
- How to check the validity of a website
- Comparing and contrasting good and bad practice
- Plus an overview of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and BS (British Standard) 8878
- The implications of the Equality Act 2010 and other legislation
Writing Accessible Content for the Web
This Web Accessibility training workshop will cover:
- Adding content to a web page that is accessible to hearing impaired, visually impaired, motor impaired, and cognitively impaired users.
- Consider the protected characteristics.
- Understand how users scan web pages.
- Use the inverted pyramid method of writing.
- Be able to write meaningful hyperlinks.
- Understand the importance of informative images.
- Know when to use alternative text and/or title text.
- Follow the organisation’s house style.
- Adopt the right tone.
- Understand the difference between numbered and bulleted lists.
- Use Plain English.
- Use active sentences.
- Be aware of the do’s and don’ts.
Web Accessibility: Technical Workshop
During this web accessibility workshop, the following questions are considered:
- Session 1—Is It Robust? Looking at basic coding and complying with the standards.
- Session 2—Is It Perceivable? Dealing with new and assistive technologies.
- Session 3—Is It Operable? Giving users control.
- Session 4—Is It Understandable? Ensuring content can be readily understood by all users.
Find out more
To find out more about VerseOne's Web Accessibility Training and Auditing Services please complete the form below and one of VerseOne's Accessibility Consultants will give you a call to discuss the sessions in further detail.