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Web Tester Training Schedule - February 6, 2019

February 6, 2019, at Able SC and Remote via Zoom

Able South Carolina
720 Gracern Rd. Suite 106
Columbia, SC 29210
803.779.5121
800.681.6805
TTY 803.779.0949

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9:30 - 9:50: Basics of IT/web accessibility: A Broad Picture

Janet Jendron, ASCIT and Katie Simmons, SC State Library

  • Who’s Affected? Disabilities and Age-Related Limitations
  • Overview of Types and Brands of Assistive Technology used
  • Overview of Barriers to Accessibility and Usability
  • What’s the Difference in Accessibility and Usability?
     

9:50 - 10:15: Oversight and Legal Considerations

Janet Jendron, ASCIT and Katie Simmons, SC State Library

  • Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Section 508 “Refresh” - Final Rule (1/18/2017)
  • Access Board
  • World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
  • W3Cs Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
  • WAI working groups (WCAG)
  • WCAG 2.0, 2.1: POUR
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III (includes non-profits)
  • Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act - IDEA
  • Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act
  • 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA)

10:15 – 10:30 Overview/History of Web Testers Program

Janet Jendron, ASCIT, Robbie Kopp, Able SC

  • Evolution of Program structure, Funding, Questionnaire, Process, Test Design
  • Program Future

10:30 – 10:45: Overview of Testing Tools

CB Averitt, DeQue

  • CB’s List of Tools for the Web
  • Benefits and Limitations of Tools
  • Sighted vs. Non-Sighted Testers
  • WAVE

10:45 – 12:30 Web Tester Questionnaire – Question by Question

CB Averi­­tt, DeQue, Denise James, Web Tester, Scott Salzman, Furman

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  • What do the questions mean?
  • What tools can we use to answer them?

12:30 – 1:00 Break for Lunch

12:45 – 1:00 Richland Two’s Experience

Travis Cotton, Richland School District Two: Summary of Experience with US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights Complaint

1:00 – 2:30 Questionnaire – Question by Question (continued)

2:30 – 3:30 Evaluating Document Accessibility

Matt Polkowsky, SC Department of Natural Resources

  • Word Documents
  • PowerPoint Documents
  • PDF Documents
  • GoogleDocs

3:30 – 4:00 Reports

Denise James, Web Tester, Janet Jendron, ASCIT

  • Organization,
  • Writing Styles
  • Conveying Experience
  • Examples of Good Reports

4:00 – 4:30 Questions and Answers, Wrap Up

  • Homework and Follow Up