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Waking Up to Accessibility

taught by: Becky Gibson
co-presented by: Anthony Vasquez

Session Summary

So how do you get everyone to buy into digital inclusion? Demos! See a screen reader user show you live if he can or cannot get around on live websites.


Accessibility has never been the new, sexy, sleek tech to adopt. Experience an "Aha" moment when you realize how a website built with little thought for accessibility affects a real user. Learn how to pitch accessibility to your colleagues and stakeholders. We provide simple testing guidelines to give others their own "aha" moment and to wake-up accessibility! You will have the opportunity to sign up to have your website demonstrated.

Practical Skills

  • Understanding how a Screen Reader user navigates a website.
  • Basic testing skills to demonstrate accessibility to others.
  • Simple fixes to improve accessibility .