Raising awareness of web accessibility

Initiation to better understand the challenges and the means of web accessibility, as well as each other’s role in the website production process.

Duration: 0.5 day

Number of people: 12 attendees


  • General knowledge of the web;
  • No technical background required;
  • No web accessibility knowledge required.


  • Understanding the issues faced by people with disabilities when they browse the web;
  • Understanding web accessibility;
  • Understanding the challenges and the value of web accessibility standards.

Training plan

  1. What are the users’ struggles?
    • Demo: how does a blind person browse the Internet?
    • Diversity of disability situations.
  2. What is web accessibility?
    • Definition and challenges;
    • Demo and usage of assistive technologies: screen magnifier, vocal restitution, keyboard navigation etc.;
    • A benefit for everyone.
  3. How to?
    • Cross-disciplinary approach;
    • Presentation of the legal requirements (French and international);
    • Current standards (RGAA, WCAG);
    • Presentation of tools (technical and methodologies).

Our options: this training can be conducted in pairs with a person with a disability; raising awareness  is based on demonstration and practical experience.