Social Media and Accessibility

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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Social media is a very important method of communication in the Information Age, especially for those with disabilities who may be limited in their ability to travel, use traditional telecommunication options or be restricted from attending social events in person. This session will explore several different accessible ways that users with disabilities interact with various social media services. Learn best practices for posting image and other visual content so that it doesn't unintentionally exclude users.


  • Why social media is not accessible
  • The main issues of accessibility with YouTube, Facebook and Twitter
  • The five steps to making your social media accessible