Knowbility’s Accessibility Master Class

Bios & Handouts

Scheduled at 10:30am in Westminster I on Monday, November 12.

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Speaker(s)

  • Eric Eggert, Knowbility
  • Robert Jolly, , Knowbility
  • Becky Gibson, , Knowbility

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 5-6-hr
  • Format: Lab
  • Expertise Level: Beginner
  • Type of session: Pre-conference

Summary

The big picture overview for any stage of implementing an accessibility program across an organization. Starting with the institutional evaluation and providing tools and methodology for each stage, our team will take you through what you need to put in place a process to ensure that you reach and maintain your accessibility goals.

Abstract

The big picture overview for any stage of implementing an accessibility program across an organization. Starting with the institutional evaluation and providing tools and methodology for each stage, our team will take you through what you need to put in place a process to ensure that you reach and maintain your accessibility goals. Depending on class size and composition, we may break into smaller groups to facilitate learning about the steps to accessibility including the practical aspects of how to:

* Engage stakeholders (all of them) * Recruit executive sponsor * Set explicit goals/standards * Define success * Adopt/create an explicit policy * Assess current status * Build and integrate teams Train across roles * Integrate support structures * Test, measure, report * Evaluate, repeat * Integrate inclusive design into the general process (sustain)

Keypoints

  1. Engage your organization in accessibility
  2. Develop and deploy accessibility
  3. Sustain accessibility over the long run

Disability Areas

All Areas

Topic Areas

Assistive Technology, eBooks, Information Technology, Uncategorized, Web/Media Access

Speaker Bio(s)

Eric Eggert

Eric works with Knowbility to make the web more accessible for people with disabilities and easier to use for everyone. His assignments include being a fellow at W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative where he helped to write guidance for developers and tools for people testing websites.

Robert Jolly

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Becky Gibson

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Handout(s)