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Web Accessibility Training

The Web Accessibility Training, customized by WebAim, is a new offering that will be held January 21 - 22, 2016.

This training is suitable for web designers, developers, content contributors, program managers, quality assurance experts, and anyone interested in gaining a deep understanding of web accessibility. 

Learn what you need to know to ensure that your Cornell websites meet legal guidelines and international standards. 

Topics will include:

  • Web accessibility guidelines and laws - Section 508, WCAG 2.0, ADA, etc.
  • How users with disabilities access and use the web
  • Evaluating site accessibility
  • Implementing accessibility on your website
  • Automated tools
  • User testing
  • Using screen readers and other assistive technologies
  • Form labels and other accessible form considerations
  • Frame titles
  • Tables
  • Images and ALT text
  • Keyboard accessibility techniques
  • JavaScript, ARIA, and HTML5
  • Accessible navigation, structure, and semantics
  • CSS
  • Accessibility in Drupal, Drupal modules, WordPress Edublogs and WP plugins
  • Interpreting a company's accessibility statement or VPAT
  • Writing a VPAT for tools or sites built at Cornell. 
  • What's on the horizon for policy, tools, and awareness

The class will be held in Clark Hall, the cost to attend is $700, and will be held on January 21, 2016 from 8:30am-4:30pm and on January 22, 2015 from 8:30am-3:30pm.

Register today!

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