Accessibility of websites, apps and platforms


Reading solutions are the environment in which users spend most of their time, immersed in reading. For these applications, it is essential and mandatory according to the European Accessibility Act that the entire user graphical interface and user experience are fully accessible.

Learning objectives

The course will provide a step-by-step guidance for the development of accessible graphical interfaces, sharing the most useful tools to validate and check your work.

Who is this course for

This course applies to anyone in charge of the development and maintenance of publishing platforms, apps and websites who has already a good knowledge of front-end development for the web (HTML, CSS, Javascript technologies).

Topics covered

  • Introduction to the W3C specifications;
  • WCAG 2.1 specifications and WAI-ARIA tags with implementation examples;
  • Accessibility specifications for native apps (iOS and Android);
  • Best practices for accessible UI and UX;
  • Accessible reading solutions: users requests:
  • Guidelines for the analysis of the level of accessibility;
  • Tool for checking the accessibility of web platforms and apps.

Number of participants

Limited to a maximum of 10 persons due the practical setting to ensure proper engagement.

Participants will need:

  • A laptop or desktop computer
  • Good internet connection

Follow-up materials

  • The slides of the course


Online – on the Zoom platform


This course requires 8 hours of teaching which will be delivered in 2 session.


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Meet our trainers

Fondazione LIA’s team has been working side by side with Italian publishers since 2011, sharing a long-term experience in the field of accessible digital publishing.

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Gregorio Pellegrino

Computer engineer and accessibility expert since 2013. He is responsible for the technical aspects of LIA’s consulting and training activities and takes part in several international working groups of W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) and DAISY Consortium.


Standard fee for one participant

Reductions available:

  • 2° participant of the same publishing house: …€
  • Any additional participant of the same publishing house: …€

Reductions for IPA/FEP members:

  • 1° participant: …€
  • 2° participant of the same publishing house: …€
  • Any additional participant of the same publishing house: …€
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    Online training

    Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
    Time: 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
    Price: 360 EUR

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