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Practical introduction to digital accessibility

  • iconLength: 8 hours
  • iconFormat: Classroom/on-line
  • iconInstructor: Dawid Górny, Kacper Mikocki, Tomasz Bonior
  • iconLanguages: PL/EN

This workshop serves as a practical introduction to digital accessibility and works best when executed using a customer's product. It is designed to introduce you to the topic of web and/or mobile apps accessibility using real-life examples from the system you are building. The workshop guides participants from the user experience of disabled users and business cases for accessibility through testing the accessibility in manual and automated  way, to the final part of best practices related to building an inclusive software.

The course has form of instructor led workshop accompanied by homework/in-class exercises with the final quiz at the end.

At the end of the course participants know how to:

  • Simulate the way in which disabled people use their system
  • Discover the most critical accessibility issues manually and semi-automatically
  • Ensure compliance with WCAG standard
  • Use the most popular accessibility tools
  • Automate the basic accessibility checks and integrate them with the existing CI/CD pipeline
  1. How (in)accessible is your system
    • Disabled users, challenges they face and tools they use when interacting with software
    • How a visually impaired person is using your system – demo
    • How lack of accessibility can impact your business
      • Customers
      • Compliance (WCAG A, AA, AAA, other norms)
      • Law (norms, rules and regulations)
  2. Accessibility testing you can do by yourself
    • WCAG based checklists
    • Basic toolkit (screen reader, browser console, color contrast checker, web accessibility checkers, Android and iOS accessibility tools).
    • Homework project – test simple webpage and report issues
  3. Typical accessibility issues
    • Most problematic web and mobile components
    • Fixes for some of the most popular issues
    • How to avoid them
  4. Automated accessibility verification
    • Tools available on the market
    • How to integrate accessibility testing into CI/CD pipeline
It’s dedicated for people involved in creation of digital products which can be potentially used by disabled people. Especially useful for UX Specialists, Product Owners, Testers, Quality Engineers, Front-end Developers and DevOps.
Date Location Instructor Languages Price
Grzegórzecka 85/13
31-559 Cracow

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