At least 1 in 5 people in the UK have a long-term illness, impairment, or disability. Many more have a temporary disability.**
It is a legal requirement to make your website and apps accessible to all users in your public sector organisation.
Join us online for this practical and interactive one-day course to learn tools that will help you improve accessibility in your digital communications, starting with your website and setting the standards across your digital channels.
Discover ways to enhance your accessibility strategy throughsimple changes that can make a real difference to the user’s experience. Get the guidance, skills and tools you need to comply with the latest accessibility standards and ensure your website meets regulations.
From the basic dos and don’ts to more mature accessibility checks, George Rhodes will share his expert advice on how to start and progress your accessibility journey.
Take away guidance on how to prioritise, review, and describe your content so that everyone can engage with your organisation. Learn how to educate staff about the easy steps they can take ensure all digital content reaches a wide and inclusive audience .
Gain the skills and tools that are easy to access for every member of your organisation. Without requiring a deep level of technical expertise, this course will be aimed at anyone working to improve accessibility in their communication outlets.
About the Workshop Leader:
George Rhodes is an experienced and award-winning public-sector professional having worked with Central and Local Government, Universities, Colleges, Schools, NHS, Police Forces, Fire & Rescue Services and more to deliver value for money, effective and secure IT services. For several years George's focus has been on the delivery of accessible and inclusive services for all citizens and is known for his extensive knowledge on UK accessibility legislation.
Guest speakers from Worcestershire County Council and Manchester County Council will share their experiences of the trailblazing SCULPT framework, with a practical guide, bite sized resources and first-hand experience of implementation. TextBox will walk you through the essentials of user centred design