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17 Sep

Online class - Making Your Digital Content More Accessible

Contact Info:

Lisa Buffum

Time & Date

Event Dates:
September 17, 2018 - September 23, 2018
Time Zone

CT - Central Time

Event Details

Audience: Older AdultSingle AdultWomenYoung AdultLay LeadersMenTrustee Committee ChairClergy

We all want our churches to be fully accessible for those with handicaps. There are many people in our communities with low vision, hearing loss, limited motor skills, learning disabilities, susceptibility to seizures, or other forms of disability, and it’s important for churches to reach them. God’s love is for everyone!

But sometimes our announcement slides, signs, flyers, sermon videos, websites, and other digital media are difficult for those with disabilities to read, hear, or interact with. Are we inadvertently communicating to those groups of people that they don’t matter?

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0 identifies ways in which organizations can make their digital media more accessible to people with physical, mental, and learning disabilities — but WCAG requirements can be overwhelming. This class cuts through the noise and gives you simple ideas that you can readily apply to your digital materials.

***This is an online course, meaning you can participate at the time of day that works best for your schedule. Course materials will become available at Noon Central on the start day, and you should plan to spend an hour or two (whenever you choose) every day interacting with the course and on the discussion boards.***

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