Your 8 step plan to accessible and inclusive websites

A talk by Craig Abbott and Donna Thomson
Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) and Texthelp

09 November 2021, 01:00 PM

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About this talk

It has never been more important to include accessibility and inclusion as you innovate around your online presence. 1 billion people across the world live with a disability. 16.4% of adults in England have 'very poor literacy skills. Are you adhering to the law and ensuring your digital platforms, content, campaigns and social media posts are easily accessed and understood by all?

In this webinar, Texthelp will walk you through an 8 step plan to creating and managing accessible websites and content. Together with the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), Texthelp’s experts will explore how you can gain business buy-in and prioritise action. And offer our best tips to creating accessible and readable content.

A webinar session with the experts

Join this one hour webinar to hear from Craig Abbot, Head of Accessibility at DWP, and Donna Thomson, Inclusive Content Specialist at Texthelp.

Register to learn the 8 steps you need to take, to ensure you are creating content and platforms that are inclusive for all.

We will cover:

How to measure how well you’re doing, and identify what needs to be improved Who you need in your A team and how to get business buy in The role of user testing How to identify your quick wins and priorities Best practice around accessible and readable content, including blogs, videos and social media posts

By signing up you will also receive: A recording of the session Session slides

A host of takeaway resources including: An overview guide from Texthelp on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and it’s four POUR principles Practical WCAG checklists for content creators & designers Videos and blogs from industry experts such as DWP, GDS, Abilitynet, Content Design London and Research Institute for Disabled Consumers

Who should attend?

Anyone keen to optimise their online presence, or delve into best practice for building truly inclusive marketing and digital experiences. More specifically - website owners, digital leaders, marketing communications professionals, corporate social responsibility leads and IT specialists.