Accessibility compliance: What Managers need to know

45 min
January 30, 2018
10:00am PST (View in your Timezone)
Online web seminar (Live) Phone or web audio and screen share. Note: In-house training is available for this seminar.

"1 out of every 3 households in America interacts regularly with a person with a disability". –US Social Security Administration

This webinar dives into Web and App Accessibility with regard to compliance, gaining accessibility feedback and building a program to improve Accessibility throughout your organization. 

Accessibility refers to standards and legislative guidelines for optimizing digital products with open access for persons with disabilities. Section 508 (of the Rehabilitation Act) and WCAG 2.0 (from W3C) are the most common guidelines in the United States.  Accessibility Testing includes evaluating a website or app with target end-user with disabilities, in order to gain real-world validation and practical feedback on the state of accessibility. 

In this webinar, we will discuss what good Accessibility looks like both for users with disabilities as well as for teams working on accessibility for the software they develop. We will cover how to nurture and improve your accessibility program or new efforts with Accessibility improvement. 


  1. Accessibility and the state of section 508/ WCAG 2.0 
  2. Types of Access Technology/ Disabilities 
  3. Building Accessibility leadership internally
  4. Getting the most out of ARIA with HTML5
  5. Managing Accessibility- quality process map   
  6. Q&A 


What You Get: 

What You Get:

  1. Unlimited Archive Access
  2. PDF Notes (PPT)
  3. Access to Trainer with any questions

By the end of this UX training you will:

  • Gain insight into Accessibility
  • Learn how compliance should be approached with Section 508/ WCAG 2.0
  • Learn how to approach and accessibility effort in your organization

Frank Spillers, MS (Chief Experience Officer)

Frank Spillers is a distinguished speaker, author and internationally respected Senior UX practitioner and UX Master Trainer. He is an expert in improving the design and usability of large scale websites, web applications, desktop and mobile apps. Frank has successfully applied 20 years of advanced knowledge of Usability Engineering skills and User Centered Design methodology in Fortune 500 and corporate environments globally.

A recognized subject matter expert by the U.S. Department of Labor, he has developed new usability techniques for understanding user needs, assessing user experience and conducting rapid design prototyping. Recently, he has contributed ground-breaking research on the impact of design and emotion. His current work has been profiled in leading industry publications including The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human Computer Interaction, MarketingSherpa's Landing Page Handbook and the book-- The Persona Lifecycle.

Before founding Experience Dynamics in 2001, Frank managed usability consulting for WebCriteria (now IBM Analytics) and worked with students of Dr. Donald Norman (the grandfather of User Centered Design) at Intuitive Design, a San Diego based User Centered Design consultancy. His current clients include: Microsoft, Intel, IBM, Logitech, GE, Hewlett-Packard, KeyBank, Four Seasons, Chase, and He has trained thousands of teams and individuals in usability and User Centered Design techniques in private as well as public settings.

Frank received his Master's in Cognitive Science (MS) from Birmingham University, UK in the user experience of VR with an emphasis on collaborative virtual environments.

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