The Digital Accessibility Team invites you to our three day self-service and accessibility immersion training. In this training we will be going over Capital One’s Accessibility Self-Service program and diving deep into some accessibility best practices that will help you become Accessibility Self-Service Certified. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. We look forward to seeing you all on January 24th to kick-off the training. Below is the agenda and course descriptions.
Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 5:00PM
Accessibility and Capital One: Accessibility? What’s that? In this session you will learn about what accessibility means in general and to Capital One.
Intro to the Accessibility Self-Service Program: During this section we will go over Capital One’s accessibility self-service certification program and set expectations for what you will being doing after you’ve gone through the training.
Intro to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA: Intro to the what? Despite the long name this set of guidelines is what Capital One has aligned its accessibility standard to. Here we will discuss the general concepts, principles and guidelines of our accessibility standard.
WCAG 2.0 and the Accessibility Check Points: Here we will dive deeper into WCAG 2.0 and will talk to how we have taken the WCAG Success Criteria and broken them down in to the Capital One Accessibility Check Points.
Accessibility Deep Dive Courses
Wednesday, January 25th & Thursday, January 26th
Ever tried to use a web site without your mouse? Users with physical disabilities do this all the time. This class will cover how to build, test, and take into account the needs of those who rely solely on the keyboard to navigate the web.
Forms and Error Handling
Everyone will benefit from a usable, well-constructed form. Attend this class to learn more about accessible form labels, descriptive error messages, keyboard and screen reader requirements, and more.
Consistent navigation patterns help users easily find and consume information on the web. In this course, we’ll discuss the importance of navigation and how you can design and build menus that make it easier for users to move around your site.
This course is an introduction to WAI-ARIA. Attend this course for a brief history of ARIA and learn how to increase the accessibility of your site by using ARIA properly.
In this course, we’ll cover more advanced ARIA techniques like using live regions to announce content changes and properly setting the state of complex UI controls.
Keyboard & Screen Reader Testing
We’ve talked about why it’s important to account for screen reader and keyboard-only users. In this course, you’ll learn how to use a screen reader and the keyboard to detect barriers to access.
Accessible Single Page Applications
Developers can face several accessibility challenges when creating single page applications. Attend this session to learn more about pitfalls, best practices, and creating SPAs that work for everyone.
Accessibility and Design Workshop
Accessibility begins with design! In this course we’ll cover a few techniques you can use to make your site more accessible. We’ll also have some fun, hands-on exercises to help illustrate the benefits of highly-accessible designs.