Your personal accessibility expert can provide training and consultation. Accessibility is complex and vast; let an expert help.
I have given over 100 hundred training in the area of accessibility, assistive technology, and alternate media. I have trained faculty, staff, students, colleges, universities, government offices, banks, information technology companies, security companies, and individuals all about accessibility.
Section 508 best practices
This training will cover the basics of Section 508. Participants will be able to understand the role of Section 508 in their organization, interpret what is included in Section 508 compliance, review relevant disability laws and standards, and recognize best practices for incorporating universal design and inclusivity.
PDF Accessibility – Adobe Acrobat
This PDF Accessibility training will cover the basics of making a pdf accessible. Topics include: setting up adobe acrobat tools, tags overview, action wizard, accessibility full check, auto-tagging, accessibility checker, the reading order tool, color contrast, and document metadata.
I will personally walk you through the process of creating Section 508-compliant documents.
Microsoft Word Accessibility
The MS Word accessibility training is in-depth and covers the basics of creating Section 508-compliant word documents. This training will explore applying common formatting elements like headings, list items, tables, links, alternate text, and other accessibility features within Microsoft Word.
This training is perfect for those who work with word documents or for those who create PDFs from word documents.
Need training that is not on the list? Reach out and let’s discuss. The accessibility guy has delivered 100’s of accessibility presentations on almost any accessibility topic!
WCAG or 508 alignment
The Accessibility Guy can assist your organization or project in aligning to specific accessibility criteria. Adhering to accessibility best practices does not have to be difficult, let me help you get accessible. My experience ranges from colleges and universities, top government offices, content agencies, major US banks, and TONS of marketing agencies.
College and University Experience
As a California Community College and a California State University graduate (and employee), I know what it takes to reach students and staff in a meaningful way. I have personally worked with colleges and districts across the country to align their accessibility goals. Training, remediation, consulting, and about a million emails; Shawn Jordison is ready to support. I have helped aligned 100’s of courses for accessibility including those required for the CVC-OEI Rubric Section D. I have given countless trainings and webinars on various accessibility topics like Section 508, PDF Remediation, MS Word accessibility, Captioning best practices, and many many others. So let me help you get accessible.
Government and Agency
There is no project too small, but also; there is no project too big. I have experience with applying policy and program administration, procurement best practices, accessibility testing, providing education and awareness, and centering myself as a pillar of community support. I believe in human-centered design as the basis for any project. I can assist with rapid wireframes, user stories, suggest improvements to your Section 508 processes and procedures, and develop and implement training, videos, standard operating procedures, and marketing materials.