Managing Accessibility Testing

Presented at 10:30am in Westminster I on Monday, November 18, 2019.



  • Gian Wild, Ms, AccessibilityOz

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 5-6-hr
  • Format: Bring-your-own Device Workshop: laptop and ability to install browser plugins
  • Expertise Level: Intermediate
  • Type of session: Pre-conference


Get an introduction to the broad range of testing tools and methods that are currently used in the field. Through hands-on use, learn about a wide range of testing tools, and get interactive demos of common automated accessibility testing tools. Apply testing methods in practice, with scope analysis, and establishing representative test samples


The full day advanced testing session covers a wide range of advanced testing topics: • Overview of testing • Who to test with • When to test • What you should test with • Developing a scope analysis • Developing audit plan • Spidering testing tools • One-page testing tools (WebAIM’s WAVE) • Manual testing tools • Readability tools


  1. When to conduct accessibility testing
  2. Who should conduct accessibility testing
  3. What you should use to test

Disability Areas

All Areas

Topic Areas

Accessible Course Design, Accessible Educational Materials, Administrative/Campus Policy, Assistive Technology, Teaching about Accessibility in Curriculum, Uncategorized, Web/Media/App Access

Speaker Bio(s)

Gian Wild

Gian works in the area of web accessibility: making sure web sites and mobile apps can be used by people with disabilities. She spent six years contributing to the international set of web accessibility guidelines used around the world and is also the CEO and Founder of AccessibilityOz. With offices in Australia and the United States, AccessibilityOz has been operating for five years. Its clients include the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Optus, Seek and Foxtel. A 2017 Australian of the Year award nominee, Gian splits her time between Australia the US. A regular speaker at conferences around the world, in 2015 she presented to the United Nations on the importance of web accessibility at the Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.