Designing and Creating Accessible Websites (Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001) Acces (Access for All 2)

Venue: University of Central Lancashire, Preston

Location: Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: May 21, 2002 End Date/Time: May 21, 2002
Report as Spam


To outline the implications of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 to those responsible for developing web sites in FE/HE institutions and schools. This is a preliminary conference to a one-day follow-up hands-on workshop.

The conference will be of interest to senior managers and those responsible for:

· Designing and maintaining web sites

· Curriculum developers

· Disability specialist staff

· Providing web based information

· Providing ICT learning materials

· Teaching staff

· Administrative staff

· Allocating resources

· Legal issues

The cost of the conference including refreshments, lunch and one workshop is
£150.00 + VAT (£176.25)

The cost to attend the conference only (including refreshments and lunch) is
£100.00 +VAT (£117.50)

The cost to attend a workshop only is
£100.00 + VAT (£117.50)

Workshop to be held on Wednesday 22nd May.

Draft Programme
(subject to amendment)

9.15am Arrival & Registration

9.45am Welcome
Martin Horrox
Director of Advancement
University of Central Lancashire

10.00am Julie Howell
Campaigns Officer (Internet)
Royal National Institute for the Blind

11.00am Refreshments

11.15 am Building an accessible website
(design tips etc)
Mick Wood/Nikki Danino
University of Central Lancashire

12.30pm Lunch

1.30pm Lawrie Phipps
TechDis Manager

2.30pm Refreshments

2.45pm Schools context
Eddie Jackson, Headteacher
High Furlong School, Blackpool

3.15pm Assistive Technology Demonstration

3.45pm Questions & Answers


University of Central Lancashire, Preston
United Kingdom