Introduction to Digital and Web Accessibility

Web accessibility webinar
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00

Eve Andersson (Director, Accessibility Engineering, Google) said: "The accessibility problems of today are the mainstream breakthroughs of tomorrow".

We totally agree and we add that there are a lot of good reasons why you should care about Web and digital accessibility.

Join us in this free webinar to learn and reflect on this great field. 

In this workshop you will learn 
  • The value of Web and Digital Accessibility 
  • The different types of disabilities 
  • The common myths about Web Accessibility and design 
  • Examples of assistive technologies
  • Multiple perspectives on Web Accessibility 


Who will benefit 

Everyone who is involved in the design and development of digital products and services. 

Introduction to Digital and Web Accessibility

1. What is web accessibility?

  1. Why is it important? 
  2. Myths about accessible design
  3. Discussing the different disabilities.

2. Examples of assistive technologies

  1. Screen readers and screen magnifiers – in a bit more detail.
  2. Videos of other assistive technology tools
  3. Screen reader demo of an accessible page – discuss the benefits.
  4. Demo of an inaccessible page – discuss the downside.

3. Accessibility from multiple perspectives

  1. The "common" user
  2. The disabled user
  3. The developer of digital property.
  4. The business people.
  5. The state or government.

Conclusion – the ramp for disabled people comparison


Nikos Apostolidis
Web Accessibility Engineer

Nikos is a software engineer with a special focus on Digital and Web Accessibility. His expertise spans more than 15 years in web accessibility evaluation and remediation.

Blind since birth, Nikos is himself a screen reader user. That gives him a unique perspective on how to overcome the barriers that prevent equal access for all on the web.

Nikos is a member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals. Besides making the web a more accessible place, Nikos loves, plays, and composes music.

Fees Include 

This is a FREE webinar