• 39th Annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - March 18 - 22,2024 at the Anaheim Marriott

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Designing with Accessibility in Mind

Date & Time
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:20 AM PST  
Platinum 6 (LIVESTREAM)  
This session covers accessibility guidelines for designing more accessible content. We review specific graphic examples of real-world content. We break down accessibility guidelines in easy-to-understand terms for a variety of digital content. Attendees will learn proper color contrast, colorblind design best practices, how to generate effective alternate descriptions and additional design methods beyond the use of color alone to reduce cognitive barriers. Students will also learn basic best-practices for designing for social media. Students will receive the following handouts: • 10 Tips for writing with accessibility in mind. • Accessible Social Media Best Practices • Top 10 Accessible Table Tips • Tips for writing Effective Alt-Text  
  • Entertainment & Recreation
  • Media & Publishing
  • Marketing
Audience Level
Session Summary (Abstract)
Content creators have a responsibility to ensure content reaches the widest audience possible. This class focuses on identifying accessibility barriers and overcoming them with inclusive design decisions that minimize project impact.  
Primary Topic
Secondary Topics
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Captions & Transcription
  • Digital Accessibility
Session Type
General Track  


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