Advancing disability inclusion through education
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Removing the Barriers: How to Make Your Web Sites Accessible to People with Disabilities Date: November 16, 2018 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (registration opens at 8 a.m., light breakfast will be served) Location: Hallmark Corporate Headquarters Cost: GKCBLN Members $150, Non-members $199
This half-day workshop will show you how;
to remove accessibility barriers from your organization's web sites.
these barriers prevent someone with a disability from fully taking advantage of what your organization has to offer.
people with different types of disabilities use assistive technology to access the Internet.
specific HTML authoring and content creation techniques for removing these barriers.
Finally, we will explore some of the legal, business and organizational challenges around web accessibility. A list of resources to support your web accessibility efforts will be provided.
Who Should Attend:
Communications professionals, software developers, web designers, content authors, etc.
Additionally, managers and administrators for these functions will gain insight into the challenges and complexity involved in making the Web accessible to everyone.
About the Presenter: Since losing his vision in 2012, George has become passionate about disability inclusion and making the Internet accessible to everyone. He manages several software development groups at Jack Henry and Associates, a national financial software company, and also serves on the board of directors of the Greater Kansas City Business Leadership Network. His professional experience over the past 35 years includes writing software, managing a software consulting firm, serving as corporate counsel for the FDIC, practicing law with a small local firm and teaching college business law classes.