Learn to design your digital content to be inclusive of those with disabilities. Embrace a significant, yet often underserved, portion of your prospective audience. This session introduces accessibility barriers, standards, and guidelines for designing for accessibility, and skills and technologies to solve accessibility problems.
- Understand the accessibility barriers disabled users confront.
- Learn the basics of various accessibility standards, including their legal and ethical implications.
- Understand the complexities of implementing the available guidelines for designing accessible products.
- Learn about technologies like screen readers, captioning, and accessibility capabilities for iOS, Android, MacOS, and Windows.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:00-6:30 pm – Check-in and networking
6:30-7:15 pm – Buffet dinner
7:15 pm – Speaker presentation
1160 Plaza Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60661
Just outside Woodfield Mall, right off of I-90/290
STC Chicago Members – $5
Other STC Members and Students – $15
Non-Members – $20
Buffet-style dinner, dessert and soft drinks are included with registration.
About the Speaker:
Joe Welinske specializes in helping your software development effort through crafted communication. The best user experience features quality words and images in the user interface. The UX of a robust product is also enhanced through comprehensive user assistance. This includes Help, wizards, FAQs, videos and much more. For over 25 years, Joe has been providing training, contracting, and consulting services for the software industry.
Joe is the author of the book Developing User Assistance for Mobile Apps. He also teaches courses for Bellevue College, the University of California, and the University of Washington.