Friday, February 16, 2018 - 09:00 to 16:00
Skill level: 
Florida Technical College - Orlando Campus - Room TBD

Tailored for individuals responsible for web accessibility compliance, this 1-day training will cover WCAG 2.0 guidelines as called out in Section 508 and enable students to develop accessibility policies for their organizations. We'll also provide the resources and information you need to empower your organization to meet all of your future accessibility needs.

Course Outline:

  • Recognizing Disabilities - Understanding the range of disabilities that affect digital experiences.
  • Disabilities and Devices - The scope of digital experience extends to many devices.
  • Motivation - Why you should care about accessibility
  • Don't Reinvent the Wheel - It's about development perspective. Your website design already allows for accessible practices.
  • What is WCAG 2.0? - Introduction to the criterion and understanding how to use the resources available to you.
  • Planning for Accessibility - Mapping WCAG 2.0 guidelines to your current practices.
  • Testing - Identifying conformance terminology and requirements.
  • Managing Accessibility - Requirements beyond coding and site building.


About the instructor: 

Cindy McCourt is a Drupal planner, builder, and trainer with the Promet Source Drupal Training Practice. She built her first site with Drupal 4.5 and didn't look back.  In 2011, she shared her planning and building experience in the book, Drupal: The Guide to Planning and Building Websites. She also coauthored Drupal 8 Explained and Drupal 7 Explained with Steve Burge.