accessibility

Being accessible enables people with disabilities to fully engage and participate in the teaching and learning experience. Here’s a summary of how Blackboard Collaborate removes the barriers to universal access. FOR THOSE WHO ARE BLIND OR HAVE LOW VISION FOR THOSE WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MOBILITY CHALLENGES FOR THOSE WHO HAVE LEARNING DISABILITIES http://www.blackboard.com/platforms/collaborate/products/blackboard-collaborate/web-conferencing/accessibility.aspx  

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Did you know you can easily check your Microsoft Office documents using built-in accessibility tools? Under:  File>Info>Check for Issues>Check Accessibility Microsoft will even help you fix accessibility issues!   Interested in learning more about accessibility? USG Accessibility tools and information: http://www.usg.edu/siteinfo/accessibility_tutorial/training Georgia Tech Accessibility Handbook: http://webmasters.gatech.edu/handbook/accessibility WebAIM: http://webaim.org/articles/

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CIA IT Accessibility Program – A Case Study of an Accessibility Maturity Model http://accessit.gatech.edu/event.php?i=47 Type     Webinar Description     This webinar will provide an overview of the IT Accessibility Program used at the CIA. The webinar will provide an overview of the revisions the CIA made to the original Accessibility Model and how the new revised Maturity Model provides an objective, measureable approach to incorporating Accessibility into an organization. Start Date/Time     05-26-2015 1:00 pm End Date/Time     05-26-2015 2:30 pm Time Zone Presenter Location     Online Details     Online Webinar Additional Information CEU Credits No credits available. CRC Credits No credits available. Click here to access the Webinar Link for the webinar room: http://www.adaconferences.org/CIOC/ If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before, test your connection here: http://atia.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.html

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Presented Nov. 13, 2014 (Archived) This webinar will present strategies, techniques, and resources for ensuring your website meets accessibility standards and guidelines including WCAG 2.0 and what it means to provide usable vs. technical accessibility. We will demonstrate website evaluation techniques and take a look at several of the most widely used web checkers, WAVE, the Functional Accessibility Evaluator (FAE) and HiSoftware Compliance Sheriff.You will hear about the importance of using assistive technology (AT) users and experts as part of the evaluation process and will see a user/expert demonstrate website access with the use of assistive technology. Presenters: Janet Sylvia, Leader, USG Web Accessibility Group (WAG) John Rempel, AT Specialist, Center for the Visually Impaired Tools and Strategies Webinar Recording Tools and Strategies Webinar Transcript Janet Sylvia Webinar Handout Janet Sylvia PowerPoint Slides PDF format

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Access GA logo    Competing Revolutions: How Technology Advancement and Disability Advocacy Can Coexist Type     Webinar Description     This webinar is being offered by Curtis Edmonds, Managing Attorney with Disability Rights New Jersey. He will provide a history of emerging trends in technology and accessibility to the present day, and how laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act have been applied to help make technology more accessible for everyone. Start Date/Time     05-19-2015 10:30 am End Date/Time     05-19-2015 12:00 pm Time Zone     EST Presenter     Curtis Edmonds is Managing Attorney with Disability Rights New Jersey. Mr. Edmonds is considered an expert in analyzing disability-related legal issues. Location     Online http://accessit.gatech.edu/event.php?i=46

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