Accessible Future Workshop 5

Accessible Future Workshop 5

Both days of this workshop will take place in the same location: Rolfe Hall, Center for Digital Humanities Learning Lab, Room 2118. The closest parking structure to this location is Parking Structure 5, 302 Charles E. Young Drive, North 90095. This is a pay by space garage.


8:30 – 9:00 am

  • Registration and Coffee/Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 am

  • Welcome

Session 1: Led by Dr. Tina Herzberg

9:15 – 9:45 am: Lecture

9:45 – 10:15 am

  • Group Activity: Defining Accessibility for oneself. What is your personal definition?

Session 2: Demonstrations of Accessibility Hardware for Disabled Users led by Clay Jeffcoat

10:15 – 11 am: Demonstration: Accessible Hardware for Disabled Users

Session 3: Led by Dr. George Williams

11- noon: Lecture and Discussion

Noon- 12:45 pm: Lunch

Session 4

12:45 – 1:30 pm: Cognitive Disabilities and the Web

1:30-1:45 pm Break 1:45-2:30 pm: Deafness, deafness, and accessibility

Session 5: Led by Dr. George Williams and Jeremy Boggs

2:30 – 4:00 pm Evaluating Web Accessibility

Either use the WAVE web page interface, or download and install the WAVE Toolbar for Firefox.

  • The WAVE Firefox toolbar provides a mechanism for running WAVE accessibility reports directly within Firefox.

(See also “Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools: Overview.”) Please also explore Pa11y, the automated accessibility testing system ( and HTML_Codesniffer: Small Group activity: Evaluation and discussion of a number of online resources, including the following:

Session 6: Led by Jeremy Boggs

4-4:30 pm: Integrating accessibility testing into the workflow of projects and workplaces View the session information:

Day 2

Workshop Location: Rolfe Hall, Center for Digital Humanities Learning Lab, Room 2118. 9:15-9:30 am Coffee

Session 7: Led by Jeremy Boggs

9:30-10:30 am: HTML and CSS Concepts

View the session information:

Session 8: Led by Jeremy Boggs and James Smith

10:30-Noon am: Hands On with HTML and CSS to Address Accessibility Issues and Responsive Design Noon- 12:45 pm: Lunch

Session 9: Led by James Smith

12:45-1:30 pm: WordPress

1:30-1:45 pm: Break

Session 10: Led by Jeremy Boggs

1:45-2:45 pm: Working with Omeka

Session 10: Led by George Williams and Tina Herzberg

2:45-3:30 pm: Encouraging/soliciting feedback from users with accessibility concerns

Session 11

3:30- 4 pm: Advocating for Accessibility on your campus by creating an Accessibility Statement