Accessible UX: Creating a web for everyone

10 hours over 3 segments

  • Our virtual workshops are designed with you in mind. They combine lecture, discussion, exercises, and office hours—spread out over the course of a week—so you can learn and engage without feeling drained by the end of the day.

    Who’s teaching and what they’ll cover

    Whitney Quesenbery

    Accessible UX: Creating a web for everyone

    with Whitney Quesenbery
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    Let’s get past the idea that checklists and compliance are all there is to accessibility. The results are predictable: technical compliance instead of delightful experiences.  Even worse, barriers to accessibility are often baked into the design and difficult to fix at the end of a project.

    Designing for accessibility is UX design that works for everyone. It’s like responsive design for a diversity of people, instead of different devices. In this workshop you will learn how to use all of your UX superpowers in research and design to make products and services that work for all the ways that people with disabilities use the web.

    The workshop uses examples and includes exercises and time for questions throughout the sessions.

    The three sessions will take you from accessibility basics to a deeper dive into designing accessible navigation and content, ending with a look at how to incorporate “accessibility thinking” into your current UX process.

    It’s not as hard as you might think.

    What you will learn

    How to build accessibility into your UX work from the beginning:

    • What we mean by accessibility
    • How people use assistive technology and adapt the presentation format for an accessible experience
    • Strategies to include people with disabilities in your design research

    The 9 principles of accessible UX and how to apply them to:

    • Page structure and responsive design
    • Navigation and wayfinding
    • Content (text, tables, images, and media)
    • Forms and other interactions

    Who should attend

    This course is for anyone doing design. research, or usability testing of digital products and services.

    Questions?

    Contact us and we’ll be glad to help.

  • Schedule

    Wednesday, July 21, 2021: 8am-11:30am PT
    Thursday, July 22, 2021: 8am-11:30am PT
    Friday, July 23, 2021: 8am-11am PT

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    Pricing

    $845 early bird, sales end July 6, 2021
    $895 regular, sales end July 14, 2021
    $995 last minute after July 14, 2021

    10% off for groups of more than 3

    If you work in government, education, or for a not-for-profit organization, all individual ticket prices are discounted by 25%. Enter code DISCOUNT25 during registration. Register using a .gov, .org, or .edu email address.

    Location

    Virtual: We’ve designed this workshop specifically for remote attendees; learn more from our FAQ.

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