22NTC Session: Digital Inclusion
Practical Tools for Designing Digital Experiences That Work for Everyone
Submitted by: Thamarrah Jones | Threespot

Description

There’s no such thing as the average user. Having a website and digital tools that are accessible to everyone is mission-critical to ensuring your audiences are able to leverage the resources your organization provides. In this session, we’ll discuss how to approach digital design so that your content will be inclusive and accessible from day 1. We’ll walk through tools to reduce inequities in design, tips for designing for visually impaired audiences, and addressing the challenges of limited broadband infrastructure.


Session Type

60 minute session

Learning Outcomes

  • Why human challenges you might not think about are actually things that should be deeply considered in the production process.
  • Simple tools to use to build inclusive audience profiles and guidelines for producing inclusive website content and user interfaces.
  • The difference between accessibility and usability, and examples for how to do both.

Target Audience

Marketing and comms staff who manage website or app content and want to learn basics to improve user experience