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Creating Accessible Tables

taught by: Jim Allan

Session Summary:

Tables can pose unique usability and accessibility challenges to people, including those using assistive and mobile technologies. This BYOL hands-on session will review current practices and strategies to making tables usable and accessible using semantic HTML and CSS. We will review how screen-readers and other assistive technologies interact with tables.

Description:

Tables can pose unique usability and accessibility challenges to people, including those using assistive and mobile technologies. This BYOL hands-on session will review current practices and strategies to making tables usable and accessible using semantic HTML and CSS. We will review how screen-readers and other assistive technologies interact with tables. Practical Skills: Understand how to structure data tables to make them accessible Identify common barriers encountered by people with disabilities Identify components of accessible tables, including Caption, Headers, ARIA, usability and CSS

Practical Skills:

Tables can pose unique usability and accessibility challenges to people, including those using assistive and mobile technologies. This BYOL hands-on session will review current practices and strategies to making tables usable and accessible using semantic HTML and CSS. We will review how screen-readers and other assistive technologies interact with tables.