Advanced Accessibility: Deep Dive for Developers

Presented at 9:00am in Westminster III on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.



  • Eric Eggert, Knowbility

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 3-hr
  • Format:
  • Expertise Level: Expert
  • Type of session: Pre-conference


A BYOD session that shows you tips, tools, tests and procedures to produce or enhance a website’s accessibility as a developer.


This workshop session will show you tips, tools, tests and procedures to ensure your development meets accessibility criteria by matching the WCAG 2.0 AA recommendation. It encourages developers to approach accessibility challenges in a structural way and chose the optimal approach to meet the needs of disabled people.


  1. continuous testing
  2. careful planning
  3. smooth development

Disability Areas

Cognitive/Learning, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Mobility, Other, Vision

Topic Areas

Web/Media/App 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.

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