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Introduction to accessibility

Multiple dates

About this training

Our 60 minute online course gives you an introduction to content accessibility.

The session will help you understand the importance of inclusion and accessibility. We use lived experience to show you the barriers disabled people face. Our training aims to raise awareness of accessibility and give trainees some basics they can start using straight away.

We’re based in the UK and our event times are BST or GMT.

This is a ticketed course with people from other organisations. If you want to run training for your employees only, we offer this session to businesses. Take a look at our introduction to accessibility training page for more information.

What you will learn:

The 60 minute training session will cover:

  • Lived experience and the social model of disability
  • Why accessibility is legally important for your organisation
  • How many disabled people are in the UK and the cost of losing disabled customers
  • The importance of researching and testing with disabled people

We will look at content accessibility best practices, for example:

  • Using plain English
  • Headings
  • Colour contrast
  • Image accessibility
  • Videos

You’ll also have access to the presentation slides and transcript for reference.

By the end you will be able to:

  • Understand the social model of disability
  • Be more aware of the importance of accessibility and inclusion
  • Start using best practices

Where is this event: Online

This is an online event

About Scope

Scope is a leading disability equality charity in England and Wales. We work to create social change so disabled people have the same opportunities. We believe all aspects of society need to advocate for disability awareness and equality.

Scope works with businesses and public service organisations to help them do this. Our events support organisations to recognise the everyday barriers disabled people experience.


Looking to improve accessibility in your organisation?

Scope business services

Book your place for Introduction to accessibility now

16th Jul 2024
11:00 - 12:00
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5th Sep 2024
14:00 - 15:00
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6th Nov 2024
11:00 - 12:00
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Important information

Tickets are non-refundable, but you can give your ticket to someone else if you can’t use it.

Let us know about any access needs beforehand. Contact to tell us what works for you. Please write the date of your training and ‘reasonable adjustments’ in the subject line.

We’re happy to send a copy of the presentation slides if you would like to read them before the training. We can also send the training transcript if needed.

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We believe partnerships can help us build a more inclusive and accessible society. One where disabled people experience equality and fairness.

To do this, we partner with organisations to work on larger strategic goals together. For wider social change. For their customers. For their clients. For their employees.

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