Agenda for Achieving Web Accessibility workshop


9:00 – 9:15 AM:

Dave Power, Perkins President and CEO: Introduction

President and CEO of Perkins School for the Blind, Dave Power, kicks off the workshop with a focus on why accessibility is key to an organization's strategic vision.

9:15 – 11:00 AM:

The Assistive Technology User Experience: How do users with disabilities "see" your website?

Assistive technology users demonstrate how they access a webpage that is accessible compared to a webpage that is inaccessible.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM:

Bobby Silverstein, Disability Attorney, Powers Law Firm: Understanding the ADA and Your Legal Responsibilities

Bobby Silverstein, the behind-the-scenes architect of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, explains these laws and how they impact your organization.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM:

Understanding Today’s Global Standard for Website Accessibility: WCAG 2.0

Perkins Access experts explain the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

1:20 PM – 3:35 PM:

How to Meet the Access Standards: Techniques and Examples

Perkins Access experts walk you through the success criteria of WCAG 2.0 and provide techniques and approaches for meeting many of them.

3:35 – 4:00 PM:

Connect with Perkins Access

Get your questions answered and chat with Perkins Access team members about accessibility at your organization.