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What is Digital Accessibility and Why Does it Matter?

Speakers: Dr. Ann Knettler, Vice President of Consulting for GrackleDocs, a world
leader in digital accessibility

This first in a 3-part series will provide an introduction to digital accessibility, talk about the principles and standards governing accessibility, present an understanding of the relationship between disability, diversity and digital access and explore the barriers to accessibility.

This webinar, will cover essential topics for understanding and implementing digital accessibility standards, including: 

  • Introduction to digital accessibility
  • The main principles and standards governing digital accessibility – WCAG 2.2 level AA (globally recognized standard) and legal highlights. 
  • Understanding the relationship between disability, diversity, and digital access. 
  • Civil and Human Rights 
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Universal Design
  • Identifying digital barriers to access for people with and without disabilities. 
  • The importance of the digital accessibility journey.