Web Accessibility: Inclusive Practices to Enhance the User Experience

The goal of web designers is to create a product that is both useful and engaging, as well as accessible to as many people as possible. In order to achieve this goal, it is critical web developers consider accessibility at every stage of the development process to ensure quality design for all users, regardless of ability or disability. Designing for accessibility is not only best practice, but an integral part of inclusive web design. This workshop will cover several important topics regarding inclusive web design for Drupal users and beyond: (1) Introduction to Web Accessibility, (2) Top 5 Web Accessibility Concerns, and (3) Assistive Technologies for Access. Each of these topics will be introduced with live demonstrations and a unique emphasis on user impact and experiences.