Presentation Type

Presentation

Description

This session will touch on several aspects of universal design for accessibility, including multiple means of representation, the use of at-tags, and captioning and transcription. Some of the hardware and software tools that help make content more widely accessible will be described, including browse plug-ins that render web site pages in a dyslexia-friendly font. We will touch on the proposed 508 Standards refresh, and offer links to content describing the nature of these changes. Several resources for improving document accessibility will be offered.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this presentation, attendees will:

*Be able to explain the Universal Design principles and how they are used

*Employ basic methods for creating and revising documents for accessibility

*Analyze materials for universal fit

Conference Track

User Experience/Understanding Users

Twitter Handle(s)

sandyvalenti1

Comments/Notes

Room: ML 160

Start Date

30-3-2018 10:15 AM

End Date

30-3-2018 11:00 AM

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/24323

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Mar 30th, 10:15 AM Mar 30th, 11:00 AM

About Being Accessible: Your Communication from a Universal Design Perspective

This session will touch on several aspects of universal design for accessibility, including multiple means of representation, the use of at-tags, and captioning and transcription. Some of the hardware and software tools that help make content more widely accessible will be described, including browse plug-ins that render web site pages in a dyslexia-friendly font. We will touch on the proposed 508 Standards refresh, and offer links to content describing the nature of these changes. Several resources for improving document accessibility will be offered.