Accessible Graphic Design Best Practices
November 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Do you want to create reports, marketing material, and everyday documents that are accessible? Get tips on the best and most accessible design choices – from choosing colours and fonts, to ensuring documents are accessible to assistive technology users. You will learn what is required to create accessible materials that work for a wider range of users and see examples of accessible and inaccessible design choices.
- Visual considerations: Font type, size, spacing, colour, contrast
- Accessible document settings: Semantic meaning of content, document structure, language settings and more.
- Workflow tips: How to effectively integrate accessibility into the document creation cycle.
- Examples of accessible and inaccessible design choices.
“The explanation on the use of colour was helpful and it’s something I can bring to my organization.”
“I always learn so much from every training opportunity I take with you team! These skills are making my designs better, more accessible and beautiful, one project at a time.” City of Peterborough
“Very interesting and new information I did not know about.”
“Great material. The presentation was clear, concise and easy to read.” Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
“Short, sweet and super helpful! Interactive portion was a really nice break and a good way to jump start the brain.”
“Fantastic webinar! Wish there had been more time.” Evergreen Canada
“I like how this presentation makes me, as a designer, more aware of those in need of having documents that are more accessible and easy for them to use. Clear and concise explanations and examples.”
“Easy to follow the topics and great samples.”
“A lot of good tips for improving legibility while still acknowledging the outliers that still work.”
“Great information. Puts a name to things I have been trying to refer to but didn’t know the proper language to use.”
“Fantastically organized and presented in a very clear manner. Great that it was kept on time and not rushed or prolonged.”
“Accessibility test for character ambiguity is very useful, thanks!”
“I liked that it was easy to understand and entry-level but we covered a lot of content.”
“Clearly presented, examples were helpful. Appreciated the opportunity to interact.”
“Real life brochure example, pointing out what’s good/not good, was very useful.”
“Definitely gave me something to stop and think about about next I design a graphic. Thank you!”
Accommodations available upon request.