Fall 2017 Accessibility Training Schedule is Up!

July 7, 2017

Register for any or all the sessions on digital accessibility to be held this fall. All of these will take place at 206 Durham.  Registration will be required.


August 30

Workshop: Testing Your Website for Accessibility

To ensure all the content in your website is accessible to as many users as possible, you should test using both automatic tools and manual testing.  In this workshop, we'll take you through a three-step accessibility test method that includes a testing tool and manual testing with the tab key and a screen reader.


October 18

Informational Session: Legal Update on Digital Accessibility

On January 18, 2017, the Access Board published a final rule that jointly updates requirements for information and communication technology covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Communication Act. During this informational session, we will offer an overview of the so-called 508 refresh.

Presenters will also discuss the most recent trends in digital accessibility law: complaints, lawsuits and others.


Rescheduled for December 13 from 1 to 2:30 pm

Workshop: Testing Your Website for Accessibility

To ensure all the content in your website is accessible to as many users as possible, you should test using both automatic tools and manual testing.  In this workshop, we'll take you through a three-step accessibility test method that includes a testing tool and manual testing with the tab key and a screen reader.


Rescheduled for December 13 from 3 to 4:30 pm

Workshop: Creating and Editing Captions for your Videos

Your video is already edited and you are ready to share with the world but captions have not been added. In this workshop, we would like you to bring your own video so that you work along the instructor on creating and editing captions.


December 13

Workshop: Accessible Forms and Pdfs

We frequently publish these type of file in our websites or send them through email. How can we ensure these are accessible? Join us and bring your own projects so that you work along the instructor in your own forms and pdfs.

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