Make your website accessible to all – Workshop by Sophie Schuermans

Did you know that 15% of the population has some kind of disability? The population is ageing and people access your website from all kinds of devices. How do you make sure that everyone can read and use your website?

In this course you learn how to make your website accessible to allLearn how to make yout website accesible to all-01

Program:

– What is digital accessibility?
– Why and for whom is it important?
– How do people with disabilities (or not) surf the web? Introduction to assistive technology and presentation of 9 personas;
How do you make your website
accessible
: keyboard accessibility, structure, images, multimedia content, tables, links, widgets, animations, ect.

After the training the participants will have a good understanding of what it means to make a website accessible. They will be able to integrate all the principles in their daily work to create accessible websites.

This training is mandatory for web agencies that want to become ANySurfer Certified Partners. So it is a first step in that direction.

Who is it for?

Web designers and frontend developers, project managers.
Prerequisites : basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.

When and Where?

15th of October from 9:30-12:30/1:30-4:30, at Betacowork.

Who is the trainer?logo_AS_square

Sophie Schuermans have given web accessibility trainings with AnySurfer for more than 5 years. She have also spoken at events like Paris web 2014, Rewics, Feweb and eDay.

Can’t make it or there’s something troubling you? Contact us so the we can look for a solution together.

(Note: this workshop requires a minimum of eight people to run. Full refunds will be offered to all registered participants in the case of cancellation)

About Sara Magnabosco

I'm in charge of marketing, communication, community building and events @betacowork. After graduating in Management of Organization I moved to Brussels to join the Betacowork team. I'm passionate about travel, sport...and chocolate! I write about coworking @GamobuNews.

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