2G Web Access Planning for Beginners
Web accessibility is the newest frontier in compliance. It can be an overwhelming topic for state & local governments, businesses and technologists alike. How does one explain or approach web accessibility when they hardly understand the concept? How can a person who does understand the 508/WCAG 2.0 regulations break it down for those who are less than tech-savvy? Where does one begin compliance efforts when they have never before considered web accessibility? Through this training participants will learn to talk about 508/WCAG 2.0 requirements in ways that are meaningful for the listener. Tools for developing realistic web accessibility plans, policies, and training as well as techniques for opening conversations and garnering support for web accessibility will be provided.
Note: this presentation is not intended to cover detailed specifications of 508/WCAG 2.0. This basic level web accessibility session should be considered as a companion to technical focused sessions.