Accessible Content

Accessible Content illustration

Accessible content is crucial in order to make sure everyone has access to information. However, for a government agency, it’s even more important since the very people you serve may have specific needs. Not only does having accessible content help those who need it, many times, it’s also more attractive and easier for the general population to consume.

Objective

Learn how to create, maintain and manage content that is accessible and compliant with state accessibility standards.

Who should attend

Anyone who plans, produces or manages content for state agencies in Georgia. We’re looking at you, content managers, communication directors, marketing professionals and PR folks.

What you'll learn

  • Why Accessible Content?
    A brief overview of the benefits to creating accessible content, and the risks of non-compliance.

  • Making Documents Accessible
    A hands-on walkthrough of how to make Word docs, Powerpoint presentations, and PDFs accessible.

  • Web Content Accessibility
    An overview of the things your web content needs in order to be accessible.

  • Platform-Specific Tools
    A deep dive into the features and settings that will assist in creating accessible content on your website.

What you'll get

  • Hands-on Remediation
    Review your homepage and popular web pages on your site and check for accessibility gaps
  • Accessible Content Checklist
  • Training materials include:
    • Hands-on exercises
    • Training manual
    • Course notes & handouts
    • Course binder
       

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course.