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Webinar: How to Improve Accessibility for Users with Anxiety

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Original Presentation Date: May 1, 2019

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, roughly 18% of the American population lives with some type of an anxiety disorder. In this webinar, Accessibility Analyst Marty Strauss covers in detail how thoughtful design can alleviate some of the potential anxiety experienced by users on the web. Key topics covered include:

  • The spectrum of anxiety disorders and common challenges associated on the web
  • WCAG 2.1 criteria and other guidelines that support these users
  • Simple design solutions to mitigate anxiety-causing situations

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About the Speaker:

Marty Strauss – Accessibility Analyst, Level Access
Marty has been making the world a more accessible place with Level Access for the past two years. Prior to this, he worked at the Center for Accessible Technology in Berkeley, CA, teaching digital literacy to senior citizens. His expertise in the topic of designing for users with anxiety is anecdotal, coming from his own experience living with OCD and conversations with others. When he isn’t working on improving accessibility for clients, he enjoys listening to and making video game music, traveling, and baking bread.