Pocket Program: Creating Accessible Websites

  • 10 Mar 2020
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • St. Louis Park City Hall, Council Chambers 5505 Minnetonka Boulevard St. Louis Park, MN 55416

The basics of creating accessible websites

Lynn Wehrman, founder and president of WeCo Accessibility Services, will walk us through the basics of website accessibility.

Learn why accessible websites are vital to your success, how people with disabilities use the sites and how accessibility encompasses more than blindness. Also see examples of what works and what doesn’t, get tips for starting to make your website accessible and learn about free and low-cost resources.

Learn why accessible websites are vital to your success, how people with disabilities use the sites and how accessibility encompasses more than blindness. Also see examples of what works and what doesn’t, get tips for starting to make your website accessible and learn about free and low-cost resources.

Lynn was one of country’s first government digital accessibility specialists. Her work on the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan resulted in groundbreaking work in government digital accessibility. The experiences she had and people she met along the way led her to found WeCo Accessibility Services, a mission-based company of digital technologists who live with a wide-range of disabilities. The company provides manual accessibility audit and usability testing.

Come for networking at 7:30 am. The program starts at 8 am.

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