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Monday, October 26, 8am - 4pm
Tuesday, October 27, 8am - 4pm
The Accessibilty Bootcamp
This virtual training event will cover core principles of accessibility, including defining accessibility, understanding how users with disabilities use computers, and considering accessibility when designing and developing web-based systems.
The boot camp will be very interactive. The course will navigate through key topics in accessibility from very high-level to very detailed. Each topic features lecture and hands-on learning opportunities.
Examples of topics covered
- Overview of Testing for Accessibility – Specifically Testing and reporting Methodologies
- Images and Non-Text Content
- Document Structure and Content (ex. Info and relationships vs. Name role value, Semantic markup best practices)
- Keyboard Accessibility and Focus Control
- Dynamic Content & WAI-ARIA
About the Presenter
Karl Groves will be conducting this training for NSHE. Karl is a developer and accessibility and usability consultant from the Washington DC area. He founded Tenon in 2014.
Karl has worked with over 90 private companies, educational institutions, and federal agencies in the United States and has trained several hundred development, QA, design, and product staff in accessibility and universal design. He speaks at conferences on accessibility worldwide and his award-winning work includes the CUES Diamond Award and Time Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2006. His work in accessibility is regularly cited in books, white papers, and academic research.
Tenon offers other accessibility services and their team of full-stack developers provides applied solution support for a wide range of private and govenmental customers.