Making Web Design Work for People with Limited Vision
Thursday, December 18th
10:00am – 11:00pm PST / 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST
Join us for the next session in the Health Communication Matters Webinar Series! This webinar will present the principles of Universal Design and how to apply it to designing websites and print materials that are accessible to people with low or limited vision. Peter Freedman, an expert with 15 years’ experience in web design and e-commerce, will address technical, visual, and regulatory considerations to improve web and print overall effectiveness for readability. Whether you’re tech-savvy or not, have resources or not, you will walk away with the strategies to evaluate and make improvements to the readability of your web and print materials for audiences with limited vision. Register now for this FREE event!
After this session, participants will be able to:
- Describe key principles of Universal Design and advantages for the user experience
- List an example of how layout can improve readability for the visually-impaired
- Explain how different typographic practices can improve readability
The Health Communication Matters Series will help participants in all walks of public health to apply techniques to communicate effectively with consumers, health professionals, disenfranchised communities and your public health peers.
About Peter Freedman
With over fifteen years of web design and web development experience, Peter Freedman has worked with international clients on website design, e-commerce, knowledge management, and web-based marketing programs. Prior to running his own web-design consultancy, Peter worked as Director of Web Services for Dory Ventures LLC where he managed international brand web presence, media communications, and strategic partnerships. In 2006, Peter presented work on low vision design at the 2nd International Conference on Universal Design – Kyoto, Japan. Peter received his MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and holds a BA from Colorado College. He currently resides in the mountains of Colorado.