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How A Screen Reader User Surfs The Web

Webinar by Léonie Watson

How A Screen Reader User Surfs The Web

In this webinar, you’ll learn how semantic HTML can greatly aid a visually-impaired person use your site, while being entirely transparent to people who don’t use assistive technology. You’ll see how many HTML elements have a User Interface that you might not have expected, and that by using them correctly in your code can boost engagement/ conversions across all users — not just those with an accessibility need.

Webinar

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45 mins talk + 30 mins Q&A.
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About the session

Tuesday, February 05, 11:00AM EST.

Léonie was working as a web developer when she went blind in her twenties. She’ll show how she uses her screen reader to use some well-known websites. If you’d like her to try using your site, let us know in the Members’ Slack! (English language only, sorry.)

In this webinar, you’ll learn how semantic HTML can greatly aid a visually-impaired person use your site, while being entirely transparent to people who don’t use assistive technology. You'll see how many HTML elements have a User Interface that you might not have expected, and that by using them correctly in your code can boost engagement/ conversions across all users — not just those with an accessibility need.

45 mins + Q&A. Tuesday, February 05, 11:00AM EST.

About The Speaker

Léonie is Director of TetraLogical; a member of the W3C Advisory Board; co-Chair of the W3C Web Platform Working Group; and a member of the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Advisory Committee. Amongst other things, Léonie is co-organiser of the Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) conference; co-author of the Inclusive Design Principles; and mentor to young people interested in the fields of accessibility and inclusive design.
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