Web Accessibility Workshop

Aug 19, 2014 · Durham, United States of America

Who can use your websites? Are they accessible to as many people as possible?
Web accessibility is the process of making it easy for everyone to access your web content, regardless of whether or not they approach the web in a typical way. Come to this workshop to learn more about designing with accessibility in mind—and building a better web experience for everyone.
This two-hour workshop will focus on general design principles, with some hands-on exercises. It is helpful to have some knowledge of HTML and CSS.  You should also plan to bring a laptop and some headphones to work along with the class.
If anyone is interested in attending but does not have access to a laptop, please let me know. We may be able to provide a laptop for the duration of the workshop.
Your Teacher: Sylvia Richardson, Web Developer

Sylvia Richardson is a researcher and web developer based in Durham, NC. Her background is in special libraries. She is interested in emerging web technologies, accessibility, and usability.She specializes in designing systems that meet Section 508 compliance guidelines, the Federal legal requirements for accessibility.
Refund Policy: Your payment of $20 guarantees your seat in the workshop. Please note that we cannot issue refunds, since there's an overhead to issuing refunds via Meetup.com and we already offer the workshops at such a low cost. We put proceeds into the chapter fund, which we use as our scholarship fund.
Other Disclaimers: Our program and curriculum are geared toward adults over the age of 18; at this time we do not accept minors as students in our courses and workshops.
If you have any questions prior to registering, please contact me at [masked]

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