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Accessibility Made Simple: A Demo of Good and Bad Accessibility for Writers

  • Presentation
  • Social User Assistance
  • 20. September
  • 11:25 - 11:55 AM (CET)
  • Titanium
  • finished
  • Presentation Slides
  • Accessibility Expert Lars Holm Sørensen

    Accessibility Expert Lars Holm Sørensen

    • Monsido ApS, Powered by CivicPlus

Content

This lecture will provide practical examples of accessibility requirements that are relevant to writers and content creators. Through a screen reader demo, we will cover some good and bad examples of accessibility issues. Our goal is to make web accessibility a tangible and easy-to-remember concept. We will provide background information on legislation and regulations, and emphasize why content creators need to prioritize accessibility.

Takeaways

Accessibility is crucial in the digital age. It is a set of guidelines to help ensure that everyone, regardless of ability or disability, can access and engage with digital content. Learn how to write with these users in mind.

Prior knowledge

Anyone who provides written material that is accessed digitally.

Speaker

Accessibility Expert Lars Holm Sørensen

Accessibility Expert Lars Holm Sørensen

  • Monsido ApS, Powered by CivicPlus
Biography

Lars Holm Sørensen is Monsido’s in-house Accessibility expert. He has been a user of various magnification tools and screen readers for 20+ years and has 10+ years of WCAG/Accessibility consulting experience. Combined with his background in computer science, it allows him to proactively find and solve digital accessibility issues. Lars was born with vision impairment, and is extremely passionate about making the world a more accessible place.