Presented at 2:15pm in Standley II Lab on Thursday, November 17, 2016.#4549
- Dan Lewis, Clemson University
- Length of Session: 1-hr
- Expertise Level: Intermediate
- Type of session: General Conference
Identify common accessibility issues and dive into the code, discussing how to create accessible web pages by using proper focus techniques, semantics, and design.
Starting with the basics, accessibility best practices are presented, identifying issues that prevent users from interacting with web content. Code samples are provided to demonstrate the impact of accessibility issues and their resolution. Advanced topics are explored, including ARIA, form errors, complex widgets, live regions, and single page apps.
- Understand the basics of web accessibility evaluation
- Learn how to correct common accessibility issues
- Recognize the importance of human evaluation beyond automated tools
Cognitive/Learning, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Mobility, Vision
Assistive Technology, Web/Media Access
Dan Lewis is a Systems Programmer at Clemson University. As part of Clemson’s mobile development team, Dan is responsible for developing responsive web applications for the university’s community, students, faculty, and staff. Dan has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. This is his fourth year attending the AHEAD conference.