December 4-6, 2017
Vancouver, Canada

Accessibility: Don't turn off that JavaScript just yet!

Long gone are the days when in order to be considered accessible, pages had to work flawlessly without scripting. Scripting has also come a long way, and developers are now even leveraging the powers of JavaScript to rewrite content in order to make it more accessible to ATs. This presentation will cover some of the issues that can arise from using JavaScript, and how scripting can be used in a way that still ensures accessibility.

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Nicolas Steenhout

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Nicolas Steenhout is a veteran of, and passionate advocate for, web accessibility. He has worked on web accessibility since the mid 1990's, has been on the core development team of FOSS projects such as Joomla! An international speaker, trainer, and consultant, Nic has worked with government, corporations, and small teams in web accessibility. Working with and for people with disabilities throughout the world has given Nic a unique insight into the challenges and solutions of web accessibility.

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