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The 2019 Innovations in Technology Conference will be held at the JW Marriott New Orleans, 614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. All attendees must register using the conference registration website
Thursday, January 10 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Accessibility Within Reach: Improving Website Accessibility When You Don't Have an Expert

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The Legal Services Corporation’s Statewide Website Assessment Project had a lot to say about the accessibility of our websites. There are many reasons why the legal services community should care about whether their websites are inclusive. It is easy to become overwhelmed by accessibility standards and conclude that you can’t improve your website’s accessibility without an expert. However, there are free tools that can address your concerns! This session will help attendees learn how to use free tools to help assess basic accessibility errors; improve readability; find accessible color palettes; create accessible images, infographics, and videos; and learn how to find coding tutorials to make custom features on your site.

Speakers
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David Berman

CEO, David Berman Communications
David Berman is one of perhaps 20 people in the world to hold CPWA certification and 100 people globally to hold CPACC certification, the World’s only certifications for accessibility professionals.These certifications are issued by the US-based IAAP (International Association of... Read More →
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Riquan King

Tech Fellow, Atlanta Legal Aid Society
I, Riquan King, am a second-year law student at Florida International University. I am the current president of the Intellectual Property Student Association and treasurer of the Student Bar Association at FIU College of Law. I have interested in intellectual property, sports law... Read More →
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Kris Surette

Web Manager, Legal Services Law Line of Vermont
Kris manages web content and web projects for the statewide VTLawHelp.org website. She is coordinating a TIG grant project to improve the accessibility of the website for people with disabilities, as well as people who use smartphones to access the website.
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Kristin Verrill

Director of Grants & Innovation, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.
Kristin Nelson Verrill is the Director of Grants & Innovation at Atlanta Legal Aid Society. For over 14 years, she has been developing and implementing technology tools to increase and improve legal advocacy for low income clients. She is Atlanta Legal Aid’s Legal Server administrator... Read More →


Thursday January 10, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Conde/Frontenac 3rd Floor

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