Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Episode 65 Resources: Web Accessibility in a Nutshell
Recording & Transcripts
- Episode 65 Transcript (PDF file)
- Transcripción en español Charla 65- La accesibilidad web en resumen (PDF file)
Marsha Schwanke, Southeast ADA Center
Celestia Ohrazda, Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University
Use of the Internet is increasingly enmeshed and vital in education, business, and daily life. However, various barriers prevent equal access and limit equal opportunity to the Web for people with disabilities. This episode of ADA Live! will highlight the basics of web accessibility including: why it is important, the ADA and other laws, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), and common barriers to web access. Discover some tips and best practices to help you get started in providing more accessible and usable web applications and digital materials to a diverse audience.
Southeast ADA Center
The Southeast ADA Center is your leader in providing information, training, and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability access tailored to the needs of business, government, and individuals at local, state, and regional levels. The Southeast ADA Center, located in Lexington, KY, is a member of the ADA National Network and serves eight states in the Southeast Region. For answers to your ADA questions, contact the ADA National Network at 1-800-949-4232 (voice).