Having an accessible Website has many benefits for people of all abilities, but can seem complex and a little scary to a non-Web developer. In this session, you’ll learn the basics: where Web accessibility guidelines come from, what your organization stands to gain from having an accessible site and questions you should be asking your Web developer. In addition, we’ll give you tips on what you can do right now to improve your site and where to go for more information.
In this webinar, participants will
- Gain an understanding of the sources of Web accessibility guidelines (Section 508 and WCAG).
- Learn about the universal benefits of having an accessible Website.
- Receive a list of questions to be asking your Web developer(s) regarding accessibility compliance and your organization’s Website.
- Learn about things you can check for and/or do immediately to improve your organization’s Website and receive resources to get additional information.
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