I have many friends in the disability and accessibility field, and one of them is Tom Babinszki of Even Grounds. Tom is offering a class on Section 508 web site compliance on June 24, 2010, and here are the details
Where: Alexandria, Virginia, near the Metro.
When: June 24, 2010 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Register: (703) 822-5186 or email@example.com
Class overview: Learn how to meet the Section 508 requirements when designing web sites or web applications.
The class will cover the following material:
•Understanding Section 508 standards
•How people with disabilities use the internet
•Creating a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
•Testing for Section 508 compliance
•Using testing tools
•The use of JAWS when testing for Section 508 compliance
•Creating Section 508 compliant web sites
•Making forms, tables, frames and images Section 508 compliant
•Working with images, videos and image maps
•Using stylesheets effectively
•Methods to skip navigation
•Using colors on a web site
•The use of text onli sites
•Handling time responses
•Posting documents and third party applications
•Section 508 and web 2.0
It is recommended that you have some web development experience.
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