Web Accessibility Workshop at Northern Illinois University

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Designing Universally Accessible Web Resources workshop will provide experiences in:

This workshop will help disability service professionals, administrators and web developers understand the need for accessible design of web resources and how changes to web development practices and testing can create web resources that are not only more usable by people with disabilities, but are more usable to everyone. Each participant will receive a CD-ROM of software and web resources on web accessibility, including the full workshop presentation.

Location and Times

Date: January 10th, 2003

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois

Building:Founders Library

Room: Room 297


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To be announced


Presentation Slides

Starts at 10:00am

Part 1: Alternative Views of the Web

Part 2: Design Guidelines

60 minute Break for Lunch

Part 3: Evaluation Tools

Part 4: Examples of Redesigning for Accessibility

ends at 3:00pm


If have an questions or comments please contact the Presentor or one of the local hosts:

Presentor: Jon Gunderson (Universify of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign)

Local hosts: Elizabeth Leake (Northern Illinois University) and Susan A. Vogel (Northern Illinois University)


Jon Gunderson is currently the Coordinator of information technology accessibility for people with disabilities at UIUC in the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services. He has been working in the area of web accessibility for over 6 years and is chair of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative User Agent Accessibility Guidelines working group. He has given numerous presentations and has taught several courses on designing universally accessible web resources.

Find out more about web accessibility at the CITA website


Workshop is FULL no further registrations are being taken.