20-20a Westminster Buildings, Theatre Square, Nottingham, NG1 6LG(0115) 888 2828

Accessibility Workshop with KCL

Aims and objectives

You will learn:

  • The WCAG 2.1 guidelines and how this works with the UK accessibility legislation
  • What is assistive technology and understand how your work is interpreted
  • Structuring content and social media

9:00 – 9:30 – Accessibility awareness

A brief overview of accessibility awareness to follow up on the session provided internally

9:30 – 10:30 – Introduction to assistive technology

An overview of what structure means to assistive technology. We will cover how people use certain tools, how we can automate some tests and how they can easily be fooled.

We will also demonstrate some quick automated tools that can be used on your browser.

Break

10:45 – 12:00 – Social and content design

This session will look at the full structure of a website and page to see how we can make improvements to the current way of working, this will include:

  • Headings
  • Links
  • Content structure
  • Personas

Social media will also be covered with the learnings from the web page content.

12:00 – 12:30 – Wireframe and position planning

Using two wireframes we will discuss how planning your project can be done from the start.

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