RGD Accessibility in Design Webinar: Checking for Colour Contrast

How can you know what colours and contrast are appropriate? How can you ensure that people with vision disabilities can read your documents? This webinar will review, and demonstrate the use of, a variety of colour contrast checkers, including those available online, plugins, and in most mainstream applications such as Microsoft, InDesign and PDFs. Learn how to make your documents more accessible by ensuring there is good colour contrast.


Topics include:

Colour blindness and how colours appear on-screen

How to ensure your text colour works with assistive technology

Starting a project with an accessible colour pallet

Recommended online and plugin resources for colour contrast checking

Screen enhancement apps and how they handle colour


Take Away: Resource List


Accessibility Services Canada is a Silver Sponsor and offers RGD members a 15% discount on all live, group and on-demand and training. See more accessibility training opportunities: https://AccessibilityCanada.ca/


About Barbara Moody 

Barbara Moody has been the document accessibility expert and trainer with Accessibility Services Canada since 2014. Barbara is a subject expert in all facets of document production and has the designation of Certified Print Production Practitioner (C.P.P.P).


About Magued Hanna RGD

Magued is a creative leader with over 20 years of strategic, management, and hands-on expertise across media and industries–from fintech and real estate to high tech and automotive. As one of only a handful of UX Master certified professionals in Canada,
he has a deep understanding of UX for web and mobile, as well as a passion for accessibility. He also knows what it takes to grow a successful design team from the ground up–and how to foster collaboration, innovation, and excellence in cross-functional teams.


** RGD webinars count as IDC continuing education credits. 


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