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Webinar: An introduction to creating accessible content as psychologists

April 15 / 16:00 - 17:30

£20

This webinar is fully booked.

If you want to register your interest for when we run this again please email us.

Aim

The aim of this webinar is to introduce EPs (and others) to important concepts around accessibility on the web, given that psychologists are creating more web content than ever before. This has particularly been the case since the start of covid restrictions in March 2020.

This is important for Psychology Services as:

People may not have a choice when using a public sector website or mobile app, so it’s important they work for everyone. The people who need them the most are often the people who find them hardest to use. 

(Gov.uk, 2018, Understanding accessibility requirements)

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is for anyone creating content for the web. For example,

  • Anyone creating something that others will see on a screen
  • Anyone creating content in visual, audio or video formats
  • Psychologists, assistant psychologists or administrative support staff who create or put content on the web
  • Those working in psychology services where resources are being created for clients and then shared online
  • Those writing articles or posts designed to support others
  • Those who use social media in any professional capacity

Intended learning outcomes

By the end of this webinar you will be able to

  1. Understand what accessibility is and why it is important
  2. Recognise the ethical and legal imperative for accessible digital content
  3. Begin to critically assess the accessibility of your own content
  4. Create more accessible content
  5. Know where to go to find more help and advice

Register your interest

This event is fully booked. If you want to register your interest for when we run this again please email us.

Who is running this webinar

Richard West

Richard is digital lead for edpsy. He has worked in web and digital for 20 years, supporting LAs, councils, charities and government to enhance the experience for their users and clients. Richard has run training for over 100 organisations. He has spoken as sector conferences including IWMW, DigiFest as well as speaking at TedX Jisc.

Dr Dan O’Hare

Dan is the founder of edpsy, an online magazine for EPs that now has a global reach. He is passionate about communicating educational psychology and making psychology accessible. He has contributed to print, radio and TV media and run trainings supporting EPs to think about dissemination, communication and social media. 

Details

Date:
April 15
Time:
16:00 - 17:30
Cost:
£20
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Organiser

edpsy
Email:
hello@edpsy.org.uk

Venue

Zoom

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