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Webinar recording: Accessible publishing made easy

Around 15% of the global population has a permanent disability[1], including approximately 285 million people with a visual impairment[2] and an estimated 700 million people with dyslexia, the most common form of learning disability[3].

Publishing content that is accessible to all your potential readers makes good sense for a variety of reasons – legal, ethical and commercial. However, the prospect can seem daunting. Where do you start? View the webinar recording and associated resources to learn more!

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This webinar covers:

  • What accessible publishing is and why it’s important;
  • National and international standards and legislation that relate to publishing accessibility;
  • Where you can find resources that will assist you in complying with publishing accessibility standards; and
  • How accessible publishing creates a better experience for all consumers.

You’ll also see real-world demos of how Typefi can help you build automatic, standards-compliant accessibility features right into your publishing workflows – without increasing composition costs!

Presenters


Chandi Perera
Typefi CEO

Chandi has over two decades of publishing and technology experience. He has acted as a technology consultant to corporations and government agencies around the world, and is a frequent conference speaker in the areas of content management, publishing, media, XML, and digital rights.

Chandi Perera, Typefi CEO

Gabriel Powell
Typefi Senior Solutions Consultant

Gabriel is the author of Instant InDesign, Creating eBooks with Adobe InDesign CS4 & CS5, and Learn Adobe Photoshop CS4 by Video. As a Senior Solutions Consultant for Typefi Systems and and CTT+ Certified Trainer, Gabriel teaches InDesign, Typefi, and other applications to creative professionals around the globe. He specialises in automated XML publishing, template building, eBook publishing, and accessible publishing.

Gabriel Powell, Typefi Senior Solutions Consultant

Why Typefi?

Typefi has helped numerous organisations produce accessible publications with minimal effort. In fact, the World Report on Disability, published jointly by the World Health Organization and the World Bank, was composed and produced in accessible formats with Typefi.

We hope this webinar will inspire you to work towards a more inclusive society where content is accessible to all. If you’d like to have a chat with us about accessibility or any other aspect of your publishing process, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

References:

  1. World Report on Disability Factsheet. World Health Organization. Accessed 30 June 2016.
  2. WHO Fact Sheet No 282: Visual impairment and blindness. World Health Organization. Accessed 30 June 2016.
  3. Dyslexia International / Duke University Report. Dyslexia International. Accessed 10 May 2016.

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