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Introduction to Digital Accessibility
February 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AST
Did you know that by 2030, all businesses throughout Nova Scotia may have to make their website accessible and adhere to the Accessibility Act?
Get ahead of the curve! Join Digital Nova Scotia and Lisa Snider on February 26th, at 12pm-1pm online for a webinar about how to make your online presence accessible! (We will email you the link!)
Lisa Snider is the Senior Digital Accessibility Consultant, Trainer, and Owner of Access Changes Everything, which is a national digital accessibility consulting company. During the two-hour webinar, Lisa will be going over:
- Why Accessibility is Important
- Canadian Digital Accessibility Legislation
- Who is Accessing Your Website
- How Some People Are Accessing Your Website (including two live demos of assistive technologies)
- Tips For Making Your Website More Accessible
The webinar will be provided through Zoom, and members are encouraged to submit any questions they have about accessibility when signing up, and Lisa will answer them all during the webinar!Register Now!
About Lisa Snider
Lisa Snider has over 20 years’ experience working with digital accessibility in different settings and contexts. Lisa’s passion in life is working with website, document, audio, video, email, social media and app accessibility, and sharing her knowledge through education to make these digital materials more accessible for everyone, including people with different disabilities.
Through her company, Access Changes Everything (www.accesschangeseverything.com), Lisa provides accessibility audits, user testing by people with disabilities, remediation, procurement consultation, presentations, and in person and webinar workshops and training for various North American governments, organizations, universities and businesses.
Lisa was the Chair of the Province of Manitoba’s Accessibility for Manitobans Act, Information & Communications Standard Development Committee, was a Stakeholder in the W3C Accessibility Guidelines Working Group Silver Task Force (WCAG 2.1), is an invited member of the Microsoft Inclusive Workplace Customer Advisory Council, and is a member of the ATHEN Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Mac Outlook Accessibility Groups, collaborating with Microsoft to improve the accessibility of their products.