Accessible Design with HTML5

A session at JS.everywhere(2012)

Friday 26th October, 2012

10:30am to 11:00am (PST)

How to design an HTML5 website which supports people with disabilities, and know why its a good business decision.

The four major disabilities which will be covered, that effect user capabilities are visual, hearing, mobility (difficulty in using the mouse), and cognitive disabilities, which are related to learning abilities. Know how to use the latest technologies to accommodate these users in the user interface. An accessible web application gives maximum reach to your application’s information, functionalities and benefits, by allowing multiple input methods, different interaction models, and customization based on special needs and limited device supports.

What People Will Learn
1. Understand the problem around designing interfaces for people with, disabilities
2. Know concrete steps to design and develop web applications to, accommodate the four kinds of major disabilities in HTML5
3. Know the business case for Accessibility,
4. Learn the standard practices and design guidelines for accessible, design in HTML5

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Raj Lal

Senior Engineer, Nokia - W3C member

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Time 10:30am11:00am PST

Date Fri 26th October 2012


Regency Room, Fairmont Hotel

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  • Digital Design Essentials: 100 ways to design better desktop, web, and mobile interfaces
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