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Webinar: Texthelp – How to create accessible & inclusive digital content

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Date(s) - 17/09/2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Webinar: Texthelp – How to create accessible & inclusive digital content

17 September, 2020 - Online

Theme: How to create accessible & inclusive digital content
Hosted by: Texthelp
Time: 14:00 – 15:00


While there is an understandable focus on forthcoming legislative deadlines around website accessibility, there is more to digital inclusion than the minimum requirements set out in government regulations.

In this webinar Sarah Richards, who created the content strategy for the GOV.UK website, Daniel McLaughlan, Accessibility and Usability Consultant at AbilityNet and Donna Thomson, Marketing Manager at Texthelp bring you easy, practical advice from communications and accessibility experts.

Shaping truly inclusive experiences
Being digitally inclusive is about more than meeting the EU official requirements of WCAG 2.1 Level AA standards. It’s about creating an inclusive culture throughout your organisation and across all channels and communications.

Inaccessible PDFs, graphics, videos, and social media content clearly hinder accessible user experiences. Now more than ever, it’s essential we open up every piece of digital content, so that everyone has the chance to consume it and is given the same welcoming experience as you have intended. Included:

  • Overview of web accessibility legislation and forthcoming deadlines
  • Creating accessible graphics, videos and social media content
  • Creating content which contributes to the inclusivity and accessibility of a website.
  • Quick overview of our digital inclusion toolbar, Browsealoud.
  • Live panel Q&A
  • Register to attend live or receive the post-webinar recording and slides.

Webinar Wednesdays are our monthly webinars, usually happening on the third Wednesday of each month. They focus on the key skills that today’s IT and digital professionals need to master to fulfil their leadership potential.

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