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Becoming an Accessibility Champion

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Digital accessibility is gaining ground and becoming a larger part of our task list. Accessibility efforts typically start at a grass-roots level. Advocates for accessibility may be all around us, but unsure of how to start an accessibility process. Kevin will offer some simple steps to become the accessibility catalyst in your organization. He will offer advice on how to get more people on board, and where to find those people. When you leave this session, you will be equipped to return to your team and identify the resources to promote and expand your accessibility efforts.

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Becoming an Accessibility Champion

  1. 1. Act With Digital Certainty
  2. 2. Become An Accessibility Champion 
 
 No Longer A One-Man Band!
  3. 3. 1. Understand how to start an accessibility program 2. Identify, get buy in from existing resources needed to expand your efforts 3. Build the program with a list of specific components Goals Becoming an Accessibility Champion
  4. 4. • Identify (realistic) goals • Identify existing resources • Identify legal/regulatory issues • Identify current compliance/risk levels Understand How To Start An Accessibility Program Start an Accessibility Program
  5. 5. • Timelines 
 (marathon not a sprint) • Action plans • Define milestones • Budgetary considerations Identify Realistic Goals Start an Accessibility Program
  6. 6. • Start new or remediate? • Cost of starting early vs retrofit Identify Realistic Goals Start an Accessibility Program
  7. 7. • Staff Training • Awareness • Technical training • Role-based training • Faculty • Staff • Documents Identify Realistic Goals Start an Accessibility Program
  8. 8. • Ownership of digital properties • Role-based team members • Inventory •Web pages •Documents •Multimedia Identify Existing Resources Start an Accessibility Program
  9. 9. • WCAG 2.0 (2.1) • AODA/Section 508 • PDF/UA Identify Legal/Regulatory Issues Start an Accessibility Program
  10. 10. • Internal policies • Federal or Provincial/State regulations • Current issues on existing properties • Timelines for compliance Identify Current Compliance/Risk Levels Start an Accessibility Program
  11. 11. • Management • Human Resources • Marketing • IT Office Start an Accessibility Program Buy-In From Stakeholders • Compliance/Legal • Purchasing • Other Community Stakeholders • External Agencies
  12. 12. Existing Resources Management • Corporate responsibility • Civil rights issue, not technology or policy • ADA/Section 504 enforcement in US
  13. 13. Existing Resources Management • Regulatory/Compliance • Institutional policies needed • Policy must have “teeth” • Risk management Risk management is the identification, assessment, and prioritization of risks, followed by application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events.
  14. 14. Existing Resources Management • Cost effective • Accessible technology improves productivity • It’s less expensive to build it right the first time • Less support resources needed if individuals can access information themselves
  15. 15. Existing Resources Human Resources • Corporate Responsibility • Regulatory/Compliance • Risk management • Internal AND external resources 
 (1 in 5 employees)
  16. 16. Existing Resources Marketing • Increased market share • Brand integrity • Regulatory/compliance • Risk management • Customer relations • SEO (NO!)
  17. 17. Existing Resources IT Office • Quality of work • Efficiency • Scalability • Regulatory/Compliance • Risk Management
  18. 18. Existing Resources Purchasing • RFP/bidding requirements • Regulatory/Compliance • Risk Management • Validate bidders’ claims of accessibility • Include assurances in contracts as well as RFPs
  19. 19. Existing Resources Community Stakeholders • Department Lead • Faculty/Staff • Blended classroom environments • Use of multimedia • Documents • Disability Services Office • Students with disabilities that go unreported • Development/IT Teams
  20. 20. Existing Resources External Agencies • Quality of Work • Differentiator that may lead to more contracts • Regulatory/Compliance • Risk Management
  21. 21. Build The Program With These Components • A shared commitment • Concrete plan and policy • Sufficient support • Ongoing evaluation Building the Program
  22. 22. A Shared Commitment • Buy-in • Awareness education • Organizational policies • Budgetary considerations Building the Program
  23. 23. Concrete Policy And Plan • Communications/Transparency • Visible Policy and Contact Info • Implementation plan • Remediation plan Building the Program
  24. 24. Sufficient Support • Divide work based on roles • Education program Building the Program
  25. 25. Building the Program Ongoing Evaluation • Monitoring tools and processes • Continuing education
  26. 26. Kevin Rydberg Senior Digital Accessibility Consultant kry@siteimprove.com @rydbergk linkedin.com/in/kevinrydberg Becoming an Accessibility Champion
  27. 27. Icons downloaded from flaticon.com licensed by Creative Commons (CC 3.0 BY) Authors: • Freepik • Smartline • Dot-on-Paper • Vectors-Market • Marta-Copola • Madebyoliver • Hadrien

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