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June 15, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Presenter: User Research International
Registration opens: May 4, 2021
Digital accessibility is the process of making digital products (websites, mobile apps, and other digital tools and technologies) accessible to everyone. It is about providing all users access to the same information.
After majoring in psychology at California State University, Northridge, Margaret moved to Seattle to pursue her Master’s degree in Human-Centered Design and Engineering from the University of Washington. Co-leader of the URI Accessibility Taskforce, Margaret is passionate about accessibility and community-building, and she believes that UX has the capacity to improve every aspect of our lives – from the computer software we use at work, to the website that we browse for entertainment, to the mobile apps that we use on a daily basis.
Becca is a User Experience Researcher at User Research International in Redmond, WA, and a current master’s student at the University of Washington studying Human-Centered Design and Engineering. At URI, Becca co-leads the company’s Accessibility Taskforce which facilitates internal discussions around accessibility and inclusive design. Becca believes impactful research is driven by empathy and a commitment to always be an apprentice to the user.
Goal: To better understand what accessibility is and how to inspire accessible innovation for all and help build better product inclusion.
Topics covered include:
- Introduction to accessibility
- Rules and Regulations
- How this impacts your business
- Why it Matters
- Commonly used methods and tools for assessing accessibility
- Common accessibility issues across devices and platforms
- Review example accessibility issues
- Best practices and how to build Inclusive Design
Members: No charge
Non-members – $45