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Our sessions at CSUN 2017

Seven Tips for a Highly Effective Accessible Mobile Hamburger Menu

Session Information

Session ID
EMP-036  
Date & Time
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 9:00 AM PST  
Location
Cortez Hill AB, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower  

Session Description

Track/Topic
Employment & Workplace  
Keywords
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Web
Session Type
General Track  
Abstract
95% of hamburger menus, including Bootstrap don't conform to WCAG, inaccessible to AT. Let's look at what makes an accessible hamburger menu.  

Presenter

  • David MacDonald
    CanAdapt Solutions Inc.

Slides for accessible hamburger menu


An Introduction to the Accessibility API

Session Information

Session ID
EMP-018  
Date & Time
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 1:20 PM PST  
Location
Cortez Hill C, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower  

Session Description

Track/Topic
Employment & Workplace  
Keywords
  • Emerging Assistive Technologies
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Web
Session Type
General Track  
Abstract
Let's explore the Accessibility API and how WAI-ARIA and assistive technology use it. As a bonus, we'll cover 5 common errors when using WAI-ARIA.  

Presenter

  • David MacDonald
    CanAdapt Solutions Inc.

Slides for accessibility API

 

Create PDFs that Conform to WCAG, PDF U/A & 508 Accessibility Standards

Session Information

Session ID
LAW-052  
Date & Time
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 3:20 PM PST  
Location
Golden Hill AB, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower  

Session Description

Track/Topic
Law & Policy  
Keywords
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Higher Education
Session Type
Exhibitor  
Abstract
Equidox has always helped customers easily convert PDFs to WCAG compliant HTML. Now, learn how the tool creates accessible PDFs with no technical skills required.  

Presenter

  • Jesse Lambe, Onix
  • David MacDonald, CanAdapt Solutions Inc.

Accessibility Wins and Challenges of Responsive Design with Solutions

Session Information

Session ID
EMP-043  
Date & Time
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 10:00 AM PST  
Location
Cortez Hill C, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower  

Session Description

Track/Topic
Employment & Workplace  
Keywords
  • Cognitive
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Web
Session Type
General Track  
Abstract
Responsive design provides features that help make the site more accessible but also presents challenges. This session will provide examples and solutions for challenge areas.  

Presenters

  • David MacDonald
    CanAdapt Solutions Inc.
  • Kathleen Wahlbin
    Interactive Accessibility

 

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Author information:

David MacDonald is a 15 year WCAG veteran and co-editor of Using WAI ARIA in HTML5. Opinions are my own.




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