Accessibility in Design Webinar Recordings now available for Members

At the beginning to the year, the RGD launched a webinar series, moderated by Magued Hanna RGD, to educate designers on accessibility help them navigate through the technicalities. The recordings of this 8-part series are now available in the Members Only section of the RGD website as part of RGD's extensive video archive.


Click here for the Accessibility in Design Webinar Series Recordings 

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Accessibility and Usability: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Presented by Samuel Proulx

Through real-world examples and highlighting common missteps, Samuel reveals how accessible design work isn’t just about checking all the technical boxes – it’s about considering the user too.


Basic Accessibility for Adobe InDesign

Presented by Dax Castro and Sponsored by AbleDocs

This webinar focuses on creating and producing accessible documents using Adobe InDesign. For webinar summary, read this article on takeaways from the webinar.   


Creating Accessible Online Documents - Part II

Presented by Denis Leclerc RGD

In this second part, Denis delves further into creating accessible PDFs in InDesign. 


How to Easily Create Accessible PDFs from InDesign

Presented by Britta Grønning
AbleDocs’ Training Expert, Britta gives a web-based demo on MadeToTag. MadeToTag is an Adobe InDesign plug-in which properly prepares InDesign documents for export as accessible, tagged PDF/UA files – easier, faster and more reliably than just using Acrobat. 

Accessibility in Signage and Wayfinding

Presented by Toban Allison and Aurelia Fleury

There are a number of different aids that can be used within signage and wayfinding systems to help those who have visual, hearing or mobility impairments. Through these presentations we see practical examples and learn how good design is also accessible design.


Accessibility for the Web

Presented by Natalya Chilina and Ben Hagon RGD

Accessibility for the web is not a passing fad. With AA standards compliance now a requirement, the need for accessibility on the web is here to stay. In this we learn about the benefits of building an accessible and usable site that goes beyond just passing the standards.

Designers' Accessibility Toolkit

Presenter: Monica Ackermann and Panelists: Hugo Mejia and Nelson Moutinh

Discover how Scotiabank transformed the business need for a new mobile app into an opportunity to build a design-led culture of accessibility and inclusion in digital banking. The session focuses on Scotiabank’s journey to foster a culture of accessibility across digital product design.


Creating Accessible Mobile Apps

Presented by Simon Kim and Janis Yee
Accessibility on the web tends to get prime-time attention, while accessibility for mobile apps is not yet clearly defined. In this webinar, the presenters discuss challenges with accessibility in mobile apps and look at how we can leverage the mobile OS accessibility function.