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This webinar provides a non-technical introduction to digital accessibility as it relates to web content and documents. Participants will gain an understanding of the way people with disabilities interact with digital content and receive a high-level overview of WCAG 2.1 guiding principles and guidelines.Find out more »
What is an accessible document? What is involved in making accessible documents? What are the barriers might people with disabilities encounter with non accessible content? How much training is required to learn how to make accessible documents? What are your organization's legal obligation to provide accessible documents?
These questions and more will be discussed in this information overview of document accessibility.Find out more »
This virtual training has been specially designed for staff who are responsible for their organization's AODA implementation and compliance. We will review the legislation, discuss in detail your legal requirements, provide you with a multitude of resources, and share best practices for ensuring your organization's successful compliance.Find out more »
This hands-on, virtual training session (Part 1) is designed to clearly explain how to create an accessible document using Microsoft Word. It will demonstrate converting documents to PDF format and examine the required structure for assistive technologies.Find out more »
In this hands-on, virtual training we cover in depth topics of making accessible content in InDesign, followed up by using Acrobat Professional. This course covers the core InDesign concepts of text formatting, graphics and working with navigational and digital device reflow features to include all users who require an accessible PDF.Find out more »
This virtual training is Part 2 of our accessible documents training sessions. In it you will learn how to make accessible PDFs, including complex content and handling PDFs when no source document is available.Find out more »
This one-hour webinar will cover the recent changes to the WCAG and outline the aspects that will and will not change as a result of this refresh. Participants will gain knowledge about the goals of the new standard and the 17 new success criteria that have been added to the standard to support these goals.Find out more »
The majority of Canadians are finding that the COVID-19 pandemic is having a negative impact on their mental health. 58% of Canadians report feeling overloaded by the multiple roles they are juggling while working from home. Stress over actual or potential job loss, economic collapse, and the upheaval of work and everyday life have all added to the general feeling of being overwhelmed.
Participants in this 3-hour webinar will learn strategies for stress management, how to positively respond to change, and how to work productively from home while balancing the needs of home life and family commitments.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
It can sometimes be challenging to know what accessibility efforts can be implemented on a content level vs. those that are dependent on the platform where your content exists. In this 60-minute webinar, we will differentiate between platform and content level issues and dive deeper into techniques you can use to make your content more accessible.Find out more »